Tag: Picasso

Picasso’s Penis by Alan Dedman

Picasso’s penis certainly did exist. He definitely had one. No doubt he enjoyed being with the women in his life, though Dora Maar – subject of one of…

Les Demoiselles by Alan Dedman

When I was a student at the Royal Academy Schools (RAS), we lived in a bijou flat in SW8. After a day’s life-drawing I would come home and…

African Art in Glasgow by Alan Dedman

African Art in Glasgow is happening! At Hidden Lane Gallery there will be a show of contemporary African Art, opening on Friday the 10th of January, 2020 running…

Life drawing at the Royal Academy Schools

Peter Greenham RA insisted all first year students at the Royal Academy Schools should work in the Life Drawing Room (Life School), drawing directly from the nude. Anachronistic,…