Unger, Miles, author.
470 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
In search of lost time — The legendary hero — Dirty Arcadia — Les Misérables — The square of the fourth dimension — La vie en rose — Friends and enemies — The village above the clouds — The chief — Exorcism — Drinking kerosene, spitting fire — Bohemia’s last stand.
Traces the story of Picasso’s rise from an obscure young painter in Barcelona to one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, documenting the events of his first visit to Paris, his emergence as a leader of a group of bohemian artists, his gradual recognition by collectors and the 1906 creation of the disturbing masterpiece, “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.”