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Life With Dora Maar: Love and War, 1935-1945
by Anne Baldassari
Flammarion

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Pub Date: 2006
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 317 pp.
Size: 9.25 x 11.25 inches

ISBN: 9782080305213
TB Code: 1812190
Availability: 96 in stock

Dora Maar, born Henriette Théodora Markovitch in 1907, was a talented artist in her own right. While studying painting, she soon found a passion and gift for photography, and became a prominent member of the Surrealist movement. This catalogue traces her relationship with Picasso, from the time of their first meeting in late 1935 through 1937. Picasso expert Anne Baldassari demonstrates how those years were critical for both artists, and how their interaction provided mutual inspiration through the mid-1940s. The relationship is set within the context of major historical events, from the Spanish Civil War and the Popular Front, to the rise of fascism and World War II.