John Richardson

John Richardson was a British art historian and biographer, known for his comprehensive and authoritative multi-volume biography of the artist Pablo Picasso. Richardson's work on Picasso is considered a seminal contribution to the study of the artist's life and work. He was also known for his extensive knowledge of modern art and his personal acquaintance with many important artists of the 20th century.


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  1. 1. A Life of Picasso

    This biography delves into the life of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Picasso. The book provides an in-depth look into his early life, his relationships, his artistic evolution, and his influence on the art world. It offers a comprehensive exploration of Picasso's personal and professional life, shedding light on his genius and the complexities of his character. The author's detailed research and intimate knowledge of the artist's life make this book a definitive biography of Picasso.