Synopses & Reviews
"Read this book if you want to understand me."and#8212;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. Brassaandiuml; 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.
About the Author
(born Gyula Haland#225;sz, 1899-1984) was a photographer, journalist, and author of many photographic monographs and literary works, including Letters to My Parents
, Conversations with Picasso
, and Proust in the Power of Photography
Jane Marie Todd has translated a number of books, including Conversations with Picasso by Brassaand#239;, Largesse by Jean Starobinski, and The Forbidden Image by Alain Besanand#231;on.
Table of Contents
Preface, by Henry Miller (1966)
Introduction, by Pierre Daix
Conversations with Picasso