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Triumph of Pan, Picasso in Occupied Paris with Cliff Tisdell

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By World War II and the occupation of Paris, Picasso was identified by the Nazis as an outspoken anti-fascist, listed as a degenerate artist. Even under these perilous conditions he produced a large body of work: How was he able to make art under the watch of the Third Reich? Was his work from this time a commentary on the war? Matisse also believed he could work relatively undisturbed in the south of France, as did the avantgarde artist Jean Cocteau, along with Picasso’s close friends Max Jacob and Gertrude Stein. All of them at risk – did they prevail? These questions and others will be addressed in this compelling talk and visual presentation by artist Cliff Tisdell.