How did Picasso, an anti-fascist and degenerate artist, not only survive, but produce a body of work during the Nazi occupation of Paris? Several of Picasso's fellow artists decide to stay in France. Why did they remain in France under great personal risk? We examine these questions as well as take a look at Picasso’s work from this period.
About Cliff Tisdell
Tisdell is a visual artist, whose work has appeared in universities and
galleries around the United States. Many prominent members of the art world
have included his work for exhibitions, including: Ivan Karp, Charlotta Kotik,
Dore Ashton, Nat Trotman (curator Guggenheim Museum), Melissa MIller and Eric
Fischl. Most recently, his work has been shown at the VanDerPlas Gallery in NYC
and the George Segal Gallery where he was a guest artist and lecturer. Mr.
Tisdell has designed posters for Carnegie Hall
and early on, illustrations for the Village Voice. His work is in
private collections. For the last two years, Mr. Tisdell has been working on a
series of landscape paintings, which he will be showing for the first time in
Rockland County, NY this year. He has also been giving art talks at libraries
and art centers, including; the Chappaqua Public Library, the New Canaan Public
Library, the New City Library, the Valley Cottage Library, the Suffern Library,
as well as the Edward Hopper House/Art Center and the Actor's Home