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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The next print showed a darkly bearded Rembrandt-like figure facing a young
painter wearing a Phrygian cap. Picasso sighed. "Every painter takes himself for
Rembrandt," he said. "Even this one, and you can tell from the cap he flourished
"There are two professions," he said, "whose practitioners are never satisfied with
what they do: dentists and photographers. Every dentist would like to be a doctor
and every photographer would like to be a painter. Brassa'f is a very gifted ...
when a painter hasn't completely forgotten me I understand him a little bit, even
though he goes beyond me. But when he gets to the point where he no longer
makes any reference to what for me is painting, I can no longer understand him.
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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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