Picasso's Weeping Woman

Picasso's Weeping Woman

Mary Ann Caws / Aug 25, 2019

Picasso s Weeping Woman In Maar was a successful Surrealist photographer unconventional and sexually liberated Picasso arranged for an introduction and soon she was his lover his muse and the subject of some of the g

  • Title: Picasso's Weeping Woman
  • Author: Mary Ann Caws
  • ISBN: 9780821226933
  • Page: 205
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1936 Maar was a successful Surrealist photographer, unconventional and sexually liberated Picasso arranged for an introduction and soon she was his lover, his muse, and the subject of some of the greatest paintings of our century At the height of the affair, Maar photographed the life and friends she shared with Picasso, among them Paul and Nusch Eluard, Jean Cocteau,In 1936 Maar was a successful Surrealist photographer, unconventional and sexually liberated Picasso arranged for an introduction and soon she was his lover, his muse, and the subject of some of the greatest paintings of our century At the height of the affair, Maar photographed the life and friends she shared with Picasso, among them Paul and Nusch Eluard, Jean Cocteau, Andre Breton and his wife Jacqueline Lamba, and Jacques Lacan Maar s liaison with Picasso was turbulent and impassioned, ending in 1943 The love story between these two exceptionally talented individuals unfolds through Maar s striking photographs of Picasso and their brilliant circle of friends, artists and writers in his famous weeping woman portraits of her and in Mary Ann Caw s revealing text The model for scores of portraits by Picasso and others in museums and private collections all over the world, Dora Maar subsequently became a reclusive figure until her death in 1997 when her estate revealed a treasure trove of her photographs and paintings along with little known paintings and drawings by Picasso and objects collected by her throughout their life together Drawing on this poignant collection of memorabilia, the book is an enthralling revelation not only of one of the century s great love affairs, involving the century s greatest artist, but of the lives of a wholly exceptional circle of friends, especially during the dramatic events of the 1930s and the war years.

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      • Mary Ann Caws

        Mary Ann Caws born 1933 is an American author, art historian and literary criticShe is currently a Distinguished Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature at the Graduate School of the City University of New York She is an expert on Surrealism and modern English and French literature, having written biographies of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and Henry James She works on the interrelations of visual art and literary texts, has written biographies of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dal , edited the diaries, letters, and source material of Joseph Cornell She has also written on Andr Breton, Robert Desnos, Ren Char, Yves Bonnefoy, Robert Motherwell, and Edmond Jab s She served as the senior editor for the HarperCollins World Reader, and edited anthologies on Manifestos Isms, Surrealism, Twentieth Century French Literature Among others, she has translated St phane Mallarm , Tristan Tzara, Pierre Reverdy, Andr Breton, Paul luard, Robert Desnos, and Ren Char.Among the positions she has held are President, Association for Study of Dada and Surrealism, 1971 75 and President, Modern Language Association of America, 1983, Academy of Literary Studies, 1984 5, and the American Comparative Literature Association, 1989 91.In October 2004, she published her autobiography, To the Boathouse a Memoir University Alabama Press , and in November 2008, a cookbook memoir Provencal Cooking Savoring the Simple Life in France Pegasus Books.She was married to Peter Caws and is the mother of Hilary Caws Elwitt and of Matthew Caws, lead singer of the band Nada Surf She is married to Dr Boyce Bennett they live in New York City.


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    1. Dora Maar, a successful young photographer, met Picasso in 1937 and was his lover and muse until 1943. She was immortalized in his paintings and sketches (lamp bearing woman in "Guernica")This book describes her life and art. She died, a recluse, in 1997 at the age of 89.



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