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LIFE photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso in 1949. Mili showed the artist some of his photographs of ice skaters with tiny lights affixed to their skates jumping in the dark — and Picasso’s mind began to race. The series of photographs that follows — Picasso’s light drawings — were made with a small flashlight in a dark room; the images vanished almost as soon as they were created.

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July 6, 2009 at 12:00 am

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