Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Oil on canvas | 243.9 x 233.7cm | Paris, June-July 1907

Pablo Picasso

This work is as uncomfortable to look at as it is impossible to look away from. No other painting in the history of Western art so boldly, and baldly, confronts the viewer. Three of the five naked protagonists stare outward, trapping us with their ga...
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