Galleries - January 2010 27 CORK ST LONDON W1 1 - 7 FEBRUARY 2010 ROBERT PARKER Picasso et al unleashed a ferocious reaction against the art of the 19th century. The approach behind this work, an honest struggle to re-create painterly, gimmick-free form that avoids formula and a dreary return to the past, is a radical contrast to the stale devices of the 20th century.