Conversations with Picasso
Conversations with Picasso by Gilberte Brassai
Book DescriptionConversations 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. Brassai 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226071497
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 13-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gilberte Brassai
Brassai: Paris, Hardback (November 2013)
Hungarian-born photographer Brassai dedicated more than 50 years of his artistic creation to capturing his adoptive city in all its facets. In an interview shortly before his death in 1984, this book explains how Paris had served as an infinite source of inspiration and had reined as the unifying theme that characterized each phrase of his work.
In the Face of History, Hardback (October 2006)
Presents a collection of works by some of the greatest European photographers of the twentieth century. This book contains images of hope and despair that capture some of the key events in the continent's history and illuminate the currents of political and social change that shape and are shaped by individual lives.
Henry Miller, Happy Rock, Hardback (December 2002)
Over the course of a number of warm, intimate conversations, Brassai and Miller, friends for many years, discuss art, literature, Paris, the lives and works of many others in their circle, including Lawrence Durrell, Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali and Paul Klee among others.
Brassai: Graffiti, Hardback (April 2002)» View all books by Gilberte Brassai
Brassai became interested in graffiti in the 1930s. It became a lifelong obsession, he continued to photograph graffiti and publish the photographs with his commentary until his death. One of Brassai's most important works, Graffiti presents the texts and photographs the photographer devoted to this 'art of the street'.
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Author Biography - Gilberte Brassai
Brassai (born Gyula Halasz, 1899-1984) was a photographer, journalist, and author of photographic monographs and literary works, including Brassai: 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 Largesse by Jean Starobinski and Women's Words by Mona Ozouf, both published by the University of Chicago Press.
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