By John Richardson

ISBN-10: 0394559185

ISBN-13: 9780394559186

ISBN-10: 1845951565

ISBN-13: 9781845951566

John Richardson attracts at the related blend of energetic writing, severe astuteness, exhaustive learn, and private adventure which made a bestseller out of the 1st quantity and vividly recreates the artist's lifestyles and paintings through the an important decade of 1907-17 - a interval within which Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque invented Cubism and to that volume engendered modernism.

Richardson has had exact entry to untapped resources and unpublished fabric. via harnessing biography to artwork heritage, he has controlled to crack the code of cubism extra effectively than any of his predecessors. And through bringing a clean mild to undergo at the artist's frequently too sensationalised deepest existence, he has succeeded in bobbing up with a unconditionally new view of this paradoxical guy of his paradoxical paintings. by no means ahead of has Picasso's prodigious strategy, his incisive imaginative and prescient and never least his sardonic humour been analysed with such clarity.

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