‘It blew my mind, man’ – our correspondent sees a forgotten 1960s genius swirl back into focus
Monthly Archives: November 2007
A Life of Picasso Volume III: The Triumphant Years 1917-1932 by John Richardson
Picasso may have been fiercely superstitious but he was not prone to self-reflection, so he would never have realised just how lucky he was. Pretty much everything in his life worked his way. Surviving to 92 was a basic advantage that few artists had had. So was being in Paris at the moment of western […]
Walter Sickert – murderous monster or sly self-promoter?
The Courtauld’s show of sad, dark nudes proves just what a clever observer of our foibles he was