Dora Maar Photographs Picasso’s Guernica

pablo picasso guernica

I have seen sketches and drawings leading up to and relating to Pablo Picasso’s giant Guernica painting, but I haven’t seen it photographed in stages. Henriette Theodora Marković, better known as Dora Maar captured the masterpiece from start to finish. I like how it evolves, even though it was a very planned painting, it still grew and changed as it progressed. Picasso thought of it as capturing the metamorphosis of a painting rather than simply recording the stages.Continue Reading

Dora Maar Sells for $95.2 Million

A painting of Dora Maar by Pablo Picasso has sold for $95.2 million at a Sotheby’s auction in New York. The estimate of $50 million was almost doubled!
The work was completed in 1941 and titled “Dora Maar au Chat”.
It might have the Picasso signature on it, but is it really one of his better paintings? It is the second most expensive painting ever sold!Continue Reading

Pablo Picasso Painting of Dora Maar

An important work by Pablo Picasso of his model of nearly ten year, Dora Maar will be up for auction at Sotheby’s in New York on the 3rd of May this year. It has been in private hands for 40 years and has rarely been seen by the public. It is expected to sell for around $50 million.Continue Reading