Learn how MoMA conservators retraced Picasso’s steps by creating wax models of his Glass of Absinthe sculptures. All six sculptures in the series are currently being shown together for the first time since they were cast and painted in the exhibition Picasso Sculpture.
“Cubism is hard. It was meant to be. That fact, coupled with the style’s subsequent penetration into all manner of visual and intellectual culture, assured it immortality. Sometimes I think that I don’t like Cubism, while knowing that that’s not a good enough excuse to ignore it. Cubism is artistic modernity’s master key.”