life of Picasso. by Richardson, John

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Published by Cape in London .

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  • Picasso, Pablo, -- 1881-1973.

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Includes index.

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StatementJohn Richardson with the collaboration of Marilyn McCully.
ContributionsMcCully, Marilyn.
LC ClassificationsN6853.P5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 548p. :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21786515M
ISBN 100224030248

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d. ) is probably the most important figure in 20th Century art. Time magazine art critic Robert Hughes once said that "To say that Pablo Picasso dominated Western art in the 20th century is, by now, the merest commonplace. Canvases from Picasso's "rose period" (–6) are characterized by a lighter palette and greater lyricism, with subject matter often drawn from circus life.

Picasso's Parisian studio attracted the major figures of the avant-garde at this time, including Matisse, Braque, Apollinaire, and Gertrude Stein.

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Life With Picasso (Book): Gilot, Françoise: Françoise Gilot was in her early twenties when she met the sixty-one-year-old Pablo Picasso in Brought up in a well-to-do upper-middle-class family, who had sent her to Cambridge and the Sorbonne and hoped that she would go into law, the young woman defied their wishes and set her sights on being an artist.

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His early Symbolist pieces remain iconic, while innovations in pioneering Cubism established a set of pictorial problems, devices. “[A] completely fascinating volume, one of the most illuminating we have had on the mind and spirit of Picasso.” —Irving Stone, The Los Angeles Times “[Life with Picasso is] a thorough picture of Picasso’s life in the postwar period, at the moment he became a monumentMore telling, though, is what we learn about Gilot, who came from a rich Parisian family and entered Picasso’s.

About Life with Picasso. Françoise Gilot’s candid memoir remains the most revealing portrait of Picasso written, and gives fascinating insight into the intense and creative life shared by two modern artists. Françoise Gilot was in her early twenties when she met the sixty-one-year-old Pablo Picasso in Download book Picasso.

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Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co. In Life with Picasso, twentysomething French painter Françoise Gilot, who lived with and loved sixtysomething Spanish painter Pablo Picasso for a decade, tells one side of their story—and, more importantly, her side of her book, co-written with the late art critic Carlton Lake, is being reissued by NYRB Classics more than 50 years after it first came out, and a truth often missed.

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Review written by Michael Thomas Barry. But the book was found not to be defamatory: on the contrary, it revealed Picasso to be a man of ‘astonishing interior richness’ and contributed to his glory better than any official biography would have done.

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We hear him talking about painting and sculpture, his life, his career, as well as other artists, both contemporaries and old masters. Reading Life with Picasso exclusively as art history or feminist history would fulfill Picasso's cruel prophecy. The book's intellectual heft is in its art criticism, even as its emotional arc lies in Picasso and Gilot's unequal romance.

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