Life with Picasso
Francoise Gilot met Picasso during the German occupation of Paris, she was twenty-one, he was sixty-two. For nearly a decade, Gilot shared her life with this giant of the art world, giving birth to two of his children, working as his model, and sharing his world. This uniquely candid and vivid memoir takes readers behind the Piccasso legend to meet the man.
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When we went to call on Matisse he was very warm - hearted and kind and called
you Françoise right from the start . He even wanted to paint your portrait . I
introduced you to Braque in such a way as to make him understand you weren ' t
About a week before the baby was to be born I was beginning to be quite excited
and I decided it was time to do something . I kept talking about it until Pablo finally
agreed we should think about an obstetrician and a clinic . He called Doctor ...
I knew I could never get it done by the next night working by myself — it was over
eight feet long and nearly six feet high - so the next morning I called Pablo ' s
nephew Javier Vilato , who was also a painter , and asked him to help me .
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - terriks - LibraryThing
A fun read. Despite his being an arrogant, sexist little ass, she treats him quite fairly and her observations and explanations about his art processes are really quite good. She also has some ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - bakersfieldbarbara - LibraryThing
An interesting book, but I kept wondering how Ms Gilot remembered all of what she wrote about. Did she take notes, knowing one day that she would write a book about her life with Picasso? If all of ... Consulter l'avis complet