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A Life of Picasso. John Richardson.

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John Richardson draws on the same combination of lively writing, critical astuteness, exhaustive research, and personal experience which made a bestseller out of the first volume and vividly recreates the artist's life and work during the crucial decade of 1907-17 - a period during which Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque invented Cubism and to that extent engendered modernism. Richardson has had unique access to untapped sources and unpublished material. By harnessing biography to art history, he has managed to crack the code of cubism more successfully than any of his predecessors. And by bringing a fresh light to bear on the artist's often too sensationalised private life, he has succeeded in coming up with a totally new view of this paradoxical man of his paradoxical work. Never before has Picasso's prodigious technique, his incisive vision and not least his sardonic humour been analysed with such clarity. Larger format softback book in good/very good condition. One very small previous reader's name inked on fep.. No other marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

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Author(s):
John Richardson
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23x18cms
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1845951565
ISBN-13:
9781845951566
Number of pages:
500
Publisher:
Pimlico
Title:
A Life of Picasso. Volume ii 1907-1917 : The Painter of Modern Life.

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John Richardson draws on the same combination of lively writing, critical astuteness, exhaustive research, and personal experience which made a bestseller out of the first volume and vividly recreates the artist's life and work during the crucial decade of 1907-17 - a period during which Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque invented Cubism and to that extent engendered modernism. Richardson has had unique access to untapped sources and unpublished material. By harnessing biography to art history, he has managed to crack the code of cubism more successfully than any of his predecessors. And by bringing a fresh light to bear on the artist's often too sensationalised private life, he has succeeded in coming up with a totally new view of this paradoxical man of his paradoxical work. Never before has Picasso's prodigious technique, his incisive vision and not least his sardonic humour been analysed with such clarity. Larger format softback book in good/very good condition. One very small previous reader's name inked on fep.. No other marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

Author(s):
John Richardson
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23x18cms
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1845951565
ISBN-13:
9781845951566
Number of pages:
500
Publisher:
Pimlico
Title:
A Life of Picasso. Volume ii 1907-1917 : The Painter of Modern Life.

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