Perspective n Picasso s coming The Salvation of Zachary Baumkletterer of age DNF One look at my book list would reveal I love books about artists Not thisne I found the writing style clumsy and the story seedy and uninspiring I finally gave up about 40% into the book It may have been free as an Prime First Read but the cost in time Courting Callie (Heart of the West/Bachelor Auction, of finishing it is just too high I was really hoping this story would immerse me in the art worldf Picasso but it really just focused Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection on all his whoring around I kept reading hoping I would get to a part that would draw me in but I m finally calling it uits A very informative and beautifully written book by Luke Jerod Kummer Great insight into the beginningsf Picasso s genius and successful career a must read 4 5 I wish it would have included photos Mustang Wild (Wild, or excerptsf the letters referenced in the workThis book was my June s selection The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea of First Reads From the moment I saw the cover I knew I had to read it What I didn t know was how fascinating the story would be Even though it is historical fiction the author discusses at the endf the book his extensive research to develop this story I have always know who Picasso was and I knew about his different periods but I didn t know why the blue period happened The tragic and emotional story behind the endless cerulean and cobalt blue strokes There is no way to say there are spoilers in this review as A PHYSICAL AFFAIR one can just read about itnline Picasso s life is well documented after all It was the way the story was revealed and carefully elaborated what made it special to me I felt as if I was back in 1901 Paris when Montmartre was considered the poor and red district f Paris instead f the fashionable and fancy neighborhood it has become in the present I loved reading about Brief Lives old Barcelona about the Catalans endless to this date internal conflict with Spain A subject asld as back when the Borgias ruled Italy and as fresh as reading today s news I felt Pablo s hunger and cold struggle with poverty His conflictive rel. Amily misfortune and their parents’ expectations the two young artists seek their creative Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas outlet while chasing inspiration in drugs decadence and the liberated womenf Montmartre creatures far different from the veiled nes back homeThe new life feels like bliss and nothing can come between themuntil a dark haired enigmatic muse enters the picture The two artists’ passion for Ger.
An amazing rideTo be uite honest I m not a fan f Picasso s work for the most part I respect his talent it just doesn t appeal to my eye give me Monet instead but this book came up Deception on my First Reads list and sounded like fun It was than fun it s a beautifully set piecef history told in a fictional style and in a locale that I love Paris and was just a stellar read I find the idea Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß of historical fiction with a real life person to be pretty interesting And thisne was about young Picasso during his time in Paris So pretty fascinatingBut it ended up being pretty disappointing It was so incredibly boring I didn t feel like much was happening I didn t feel the personality and connections The Bride in Blue of the characters I didn t feel the atmosphere And this again with almost no actual story I have a feeling that an actual biographyf Picasso could be much interesting if written in a better way And in this case I wonder why write a novel if it doesn t add anything to the character in itI give it an extra point just because it seemed to be well researched and makes me want to read about the artist and time period An entertaining work The Life Lucy Knew of historical fiction which I enjoyednce I relaxed into it and stopped worrying about how historically accurate it was I felt that The Lone Sheriff overall it was true to the spiritf the characters and the age and gave a vivid portrait The Bridal Suite of artistic life in Paris and Barcelona It follows Picasso s early years as he struggled to establish himself as an artist and chronicles his friendship wait Casagemas and the two men s tempestuous relationship with Germaine and the tragicutcome The book managed to convey Picasso s emotional turmoil and demonstrates how this manifested itself in his art in particular that time we know now as the Blue Period The author has The Troublesome Angel obviously done his research and the novel felt authentic and convincing There are plentyf books about Picasso and I feel this Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. one can justifiably take its place amongst them in giving another. A riveting novel about the tragic romance that nearly destroyed a young Pablo Picasso while granting him his first flightf creative genius From rowdy Barcelona barrooms to the incandescent streets The Desert Princes Proposal of turnf the century Paris Pablo Picasso experiences the sumptuous highs and seedy lows f bohemian life alongside his rebellious poet friend with a shadowy past Carles CasagemasFleeing
Ationship with his father the infinite drive to succeed regardless f the The Million-Dollar Question obstacles he faced I mourned the deathf Carles Cas Broken and DepressedThis book teaches about the seedier side f Paris than about Picasso Too much sex including prostitutes models each ther and the prevalence The Book of Pride of syphilis than I personally wantedr needed to know I gave this a 3 star rating instead The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) of the 2 star rating I wanted toriginally give this book simply because it did tell about many intimate social issues The Counts Blackmail Bargain of that time The Blue period was very much about the the plightf a starving artist I had mixed feelings about reading this book After viewing an exhibit Conscious of Picasso s painting I came away with admirationf his skill and artistry but also apalledd wlth his apparent hatred f women He used and abused women in his life The book is a good informative read f his young life as he found his fortune in Spain and Paris It treats him as a person not an icon Recommenced for all who like to read about the awakening and flourishing Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, of the art process Remarkable I have to say when I first began reading this book I wasn t uite sure that I would be much interested in finishing it but I am thrilled that I did This book reads like The Paris Wife but unlike the fore mentioned book The Blue Periodffers the reader a true insight to Pablo Picasso s early life and his struggles to make a name for himself Description throughout the book is written superbly drawing the reader deeper into this historical fiction I had to stop pause for a moment to remember that it was actually fiction as Violentology one starts to truly believe that you re there witnessing what s taking place Having visited Barcelona and the Picasso museum I have a much greater appreciationf the artist work and the deeper meanings behind his earlier pieces It makes me want to revisit Barcelona and view the city through the bugeyes term used in the book f Pablo What an unexpected and truly good read that I stumbled upon. Maine will lead to a devastating turn Amid soul searching and despair however Picasso discovers a color palette in which to render his demons and paint himself into lasting historyBringing the exuberance f the era vividly to life this richly imagined portrait Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle of Picasso’s comingf age intertwines the love death lust and friendships that inspired the immortal works f a defiant mast.
Luke Jerod Kummer has worked as a reporter an editor and a travel writer His nonfiction pieces have appeared in The New York Times The Washington Post New York magazine New Republic The Washingtonian The Village Voice Literary Hub The Millions and Full Stop magazine The Blue Period is his first novel