By John Richardson
The victorious Years unearths Picasso on the top of his powers, generating not just the costumes and units for such Diaghilev Ballets Russes productions as Parade and Tricorne yet a few of his most crucial sculpture and work. those are tumultuous years, Picasso torn among marital respectability with Olga, the Russian ballerina who was once his first spouse, and the erotic ardour of his mistress, Marie-Therese.
This outstanding biography ends with the final touch of a dramatic sequence of drawings of the crucifixion. From then at the horrors of conflict may substitute any deepest horrors, best finally to Picasso's masterpiece, Guernica.
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