Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

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INDEX
Abbe, Cleveland, 203-204, 309(n120)
Abstraction
beyond classical causality, 253-262
Picasso and Einstein, 6, 253, 259
vs. representation, 3
Accuracy, low-order of, defined, 63
Aesthetics
and creativity, 6, 237-239, 250
as new method of reasoning in physics, 190
and relativity, 4
visual imagery in physics, 256
See also Creativity
African art, 3, 92, 111, 117, 121
Anschauung, 47-49, 62, 225-226, 256, 307(n104)
Ansermet, Ernest, 259
Apollinaire, Guillaume
and cubism, 38, 88-89, 164-165
friendship with Picasso, 19-22, 298(n126)
and Gertrude Stein, 274-275(n98)
and Jarry, 29-31
literature, seeking a new form of, 24-25
Picasso on, 298(n120)
Picasso's artistic metamorphosis, 93-94
and the saltimbanques, 32
scientific discoveries, familiarity with, 27
Arnheim, Rudolf, 1-2
Art
African, 3, 92, 111, 117, 121
Bergson on, 24
cubism. See Cubism
imagery, transformation in the role of, 258-261
and literature, 19-22
and mathematics, 3-5
photography as, 145, 148
Picasso on, 136
primitivism, 37
representation vs. abstraction, 3
and science, 6-8, 111-112, 116, 177, 237-240, 261-262
verification in, 252-253
Art dealers. See Dealers, art
Atelier at Horta de Ebro, 153-157
Avant-garde
Bateau Lavoir as headquarters of, 21
definition of, 2, 269-270(n3)
Einstein and the, 174
Jarry as personification of, 28
mediocrity, perception of, 23
in Paris, 13
and technological progress, 26-27
Baldassari, Anne
photographic experiment, analysis of, 155, 157
Picasso's photographs, discovery of, 7, 137
picture postcards of African women, Picasso's use of; 117
Self-Portrait in the Studio, analysis of, 138, 140

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • 1 - Two Worlds as One 1
  • 2 - A Good-Looking Bootblack 9
  • 3 - The Kind of Male Beauty That Caused Such Havoc 41
  • 4 - How Picasso Discovered Les Demoiselles D'Avignon 85
  • 5 - Braque and Picasso Explore Space 127
  • Intermezzo 173
  • 6 - The Annus Mirabilis: How Einstein Discovered Relativity 179
  • 7 - I Really Would Not Have Thought Einstein Capable of That! 215
  • 8 - Creativity in Art and Science 237
  • Notes 269
  • Bibliography 323
  • Photo Credits 341
  • Index 345
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