When a photo of Picaso’s painting The Ladies of Avignon (originally called The Brothel of Avignon) was originally shown, it was deemed immoral. The paitning is large, over 2m square and is painted in oil paint… at that size it must be really imposing and effecting in real life. Picasso painted the prostitutes from his favourite brotherl and chose to break them down into sharp cubist figures, some with harsh and confronting features. I have chosen the pretiest of the girls to draw but I do wonder if this womans pointy cubist boob went on to influence fashion in later years 😛
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