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Life With Picasso By Francoise Gilot

Life With Picasso

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' Gilot is a superb witness to Picasso as an artist and to his views on art . . . This memoir is both a vivid portrait of a monstrously difficult man and a brilliant depiction of a great artist at work' New York Times

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Life With Picasso by Francoise Gilot

Francoise Gilot was a young painter in Pasis when she first met Picasso - he was sixty-two and she was twenty-one. During the following ten years they were lovers, worked closely together and she became mother to two of his children, Claude and Paloma.


Life with Picasso, her account of those extraordinary years, is filled with intimate and astonishing revelations about the man, his work, his thoughts and his friends - Matisse, Braque, Gertrude Stein and Giacometti among others. Francois Gilot paints a compelling portrait of her turbulent life with the temperamental genius that was Picasso.

She is a superb witness to Picasso as an artist and to his views on art.

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[Gilot's] recall of his [Picasso's] discussions about art, details of private visits to friends such as Matisse, Braque and Giacometti, and her intimate understanding of his temperament, make this work unique * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
This memoir is both a vivd portrait of a monstrously difficult man and a brilliant depiction of a great artist at work * NEW YORK TIMES *
... no-one in the Picasso entourage was so close to him... fascinating. * Tim Hilton *

About Francoise Gilot


Francoise Gilot was made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Minister of Culture in 1987 and a Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1990. Carlton Lake is a writer, editor and arts correspondant having contributed to numerous magazines.

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GOR001280780
Life With Picasso by Francoise Gilot
Francoise Gilot
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
1990-11-15
352
1853812331
9781853812330
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