A Life of Picasso by John Richardson
The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932: Vol 3

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As he magnificently combines meticulous scholarship with irresistible narrative appeal, Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, his own diaries, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers to arrive at a profound understanding of the artist and his work. 800 photos.


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About John Richardson

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John Richardson headed Christie's U.S. operation and acted as vice president of the Knoedler Gallery before devoting himself full-time to writing. He is the author of A Life of Picasso, Volumes I and II, and of The Sorcerer's Apprentice, a memoir. He lives in Connecticut and New York.
 
Published December 24, 2008 by Knopf. 608 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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The biography's long-awaited third volume finds the prolific artist at work in Italy, Spain and France.

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Publishers Weekly

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This third volume in Richardson's magisterial biography takes us through Picasso's middle years, as he establishes his mastery over craft, other artists and the women in his life. The sto

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Well researched and vividly written, this all-embracing book, the second volume of "A Life of Picasso," adds intelligent insight and details to the familiar story of Pablo Picasso's bohemian life in Montmarte, his rise to success, his rivalry with Matisse, ups and downs with the critic Apollinair...

Dec 28 1996 | Read Full Review of A Life of Picasso: The Triump...

Entertainment Weekly

The first volume of John Richardson's projected four-volume A Life .

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Bookmarks Magazine

A Life of Picasso The Cubist Rebel, 1907–1916 (1996): With Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), Picasso introduced a new modern style;

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