Life with Picasso
Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1964 - 373 pages
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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After each impression the stone is rubbed down to remove the drawing. But since
lithographic stone is limestone, soft and porous, it absorbs a bit of the ink and an
impression of the drawing penetrates beneath the surface. Portions of an old ...
He looked very benevolent, almost like a Buddha. He was cutting out forms, with
a large pair of scissors, from very handsome papers that had been painted with
gouache according to his directions. "I call this drawing with scissors," he said.
We studied the photo a little more, then studied the drawings he had made, and
finally he came up with one that was, more or less, Stalin at the age of forty. "What
do you think?" he asked me. I said I thought it was an interesting drawing in its ...
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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
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