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Picasso’s “Au rendez-vous des poètes”

Eight Club - London, E3

An illustrated talk by Professor Peter Read of the University of Kent at Canterbury focusing on how literature shaped Picasso’s art during his early years in Paris. The evening will explore the relevance of poets (including Rimbaud and Verlaine), poetry and other forms of literature to the painter’s Blue and Pink periods and the beginnings of Cubism. To book, go to