Picasso: the real family story

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Prestel, Dec 30, 2004 - Art - 344 pages
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Olivier Widmaier Picasso set out on a journey to rediscover the famous grandfather whose works decorated the walls of his parents' home in Marseille. His research brought to light details of Picasso's life that had always remained hidden from the general public. These details are now revealed exclusively in this book. The author explains why certain myths have grown up around modern art's founder and he rebuts the slanderous attacks made against Picasso in the past. Picasso's grandson spoke to the people who really knew his grandfather - famous contemporaries and leading figures from the worlds of art and the law, as well as ordinary individuals who played a part in his life. The author paints an intimate portrait of the artist and provides a delicate counterbalance to the public perception of the artist.
The author describes Picasso's relationships with the women in his life and his children and examines his views on love, sex, and family life, as well as money, politics, power, fame, death, and eternity. This book reveals the story of one man's life and dispels many of the myths that surround the prolific artist and insatiable man. For the first time, the reader is let into the secrets of the Picasso estate with its eventful history and the incredible value of the inheritance.

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Olivier Picasso, the grandson of Pablo Picasso, never knew his famous grandfather. In this newly translated work, he counters Picasso's many critics and sheds new light on his grandfather's ... Read full review

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This is a good definitive review of Picasso's life. Could have used a bit of editing but over all, a great perspective. Read full review

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