About the Author
John Richardson is the author of a multivolume biography on the life of Picasso. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair. Françoise Gilot is a painter and best-selling author. She was Picasso’s muse from 1944 to 1953. Charles Stuckey is a scholar of 19th and 20th century art. He has held curatorial positions at the Kimbell Art Museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the National Gallery of Art. His publications include Monet: A Retrospective and French Painting. Michael Cary is a New York–based writer who works with John Richardson and Gagosian Gallery.