CBS REPORTS: PICASSO IS 90 (TV)

Summary

One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. This program focuses on the life and art of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. Highlights of this report include the following: Picasso's childhood in Malaga and Barcelona; Picasso's biographer, Sir Roland Penrose, comments on the artist's life and artistic development, beginning with the Blue Period and the Rose Period; art critic Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler discusses "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon"; Picasso's and Georges Braque's development of the cubist style; the imagery of the circus and the bullfight in Picasso's work; the meaning behind Picasso's "Guernica," a painting that symbolizes the tragedy of the Spanish Civil War; a discussion about Picasso's marriages and mistresses; a talk with William Rubin, curator of the Museum of Modern Art, concerning Picasso's work; and a look at Picasso's later work in ceramics. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: October 21, 1971 Thursday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:49:44
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0038
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Art, Modern
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1959-
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CREDITS

    • Burton Benjamin … Executive Producer
    • William K. McClure … Producer
    • Christine Ockrent … Associate Producer
    • Irene Hess … Production (Misc.), Associated in production
    • Nicola Bent … Production (Misc.), Associated in production
    • Jeanne Solomon … Production (Misc.), Associated in production
    • Charles Collingwood … Writer, Reporter
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Georges Braque
    • William Rubin
    • Roland Penrose
    • Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler