Conversations with Picasso

Paperback | December 1, 2002

byBrassai

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"Read this book if you want to understand me."—Pablo Picasso

Conversations with Picasso offers a remarkable vision of both Picasso and the entire artistic and intellectual milieu of wartime Paris, a vision provided by the gifted photographer and prolific author who spent the early portion of the 1940s photographing Picasso''s work. Brassaï carefully and affectionately records each of his meetings and appointments with the great artist, building along the way a work of remarkable depth, intimate perspective, and great importance to anyone who truly wishes to understand Picasso and his world.

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"Read this book if you want to understand me."—Pablo PicassoConversations with Picasso offers a remarkable vision of both Picasso and the entire artistic and intellectual milieu of wartime Paris, a vision provided by the gifted photographer and prolific author who spent the early portion of the 1940s photographing Picasso's work. Brassaï carefully and affectionately records each of his meetings an...

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"Read this book if you want to understand me."—Pablo PicassoConversations with Picasso offers a remarkable vision of both Picasso and the entire artistic and intellectual milieu of wartime Paris, a vision provided by the gifted photographer and prolific author who spent the early portion of the 1940s photographing Picasso's work. Brassaï carefully and affectionately records each of his meetings an...

Brassaï (born Gyula Halász, 1899—1984) was a photographer, journalist, and author of photographic monographs and literary works, including Letters to My Parents and Proust in the Power of Photography, both published by the University of Chicago Press.Jane Marie Todd is a translator whose books include Brassaï's Henry Miller, Happy Rock and Largesse by Jean Starobinski, both published by the University of Chicago Pres...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:December 1, 2002Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226071499

ISBN - 13:9780226071497

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Table of Contents

Preface, by Henry Miller (1966)
Introduction, by Pierre Daix
Conversations with Picasso
Postscript
Notes
Photographs
Index