Surrealism Period

In February 1917, Picasso made his first trip to Italy, resulting in his work shifting to a neoclassical style. Many artists of the 1920’s reverted back to classicism, instilling a “return to order” within the art world. Picasso’s paintings and drawings from this period frequently recall the work of Raphael and Ingres; his figures often displayed in Classical dress, their bodies fuller and Renaissance-like. A typical example of this Neoclassicism style is Two Women Running on the Beach, Large Bather and Two Nudes.Read more