How Did Picasso Do It?

How Did Picasso Do It? Human Voices Wake Us

An episode from 11/16/21: Tonight I read from a few books on Pablo Picasso, where he talks about how the power behind his own paintings, and his huge output, remained a mystery for him as much as anyone else.

The first few quotations come from the huge Taschen book about Picasso that covers his entire life; the rest come from the multi-volume biography of Picasso by John Richardson:

For those with a further interest in Picasso, the second half of this episode, from 3/22/22, I read from John’s Richardson’s fourth Picasso volume, and Simon Schama’s Power of Art, to discuss Picasso’s Guernica.

The Earliest Bookstores I Remember // Picasso's "Guernica" Human Voices Wake Us

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