Description - Conversations with Picasso by Gilberte Brassai
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. 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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(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
University of Chicago Press
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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.