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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Sometimes when I went to the Rue des GrandsAugustins I would take a drawing
or a painting to show Pablo . He never gave me any direct criticism . His
instruction was always in the form of general principles : for example , “ You know
, we ...
A painting has to be transformed slowly and sometimes I can ' t get to the point of
adding that last weight of reflection that it needs . My thought moves rapidly and
since my hand obeys so fast , in a day ' s work I can give myself the satisfaction ...
There was almost no traffic a good part of the way and whenever the road was
visibly free for several miles ahead , he would weave back and forth in an
exhibition of fancy riding , sometimes far ahead , sometimes just behind us . It
seemed to ...
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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