Definitive,highly acclaimed biography Covers immense range of material and will accordingly appeal to wide range of readers,from the academic to the layman
James Lord was an American writer. He was the author of several books, including biographies of Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso. He died in 2009.
The Swiss-born painter and sculptor is placed alongside Beckett, Sartre, drifters, prostitutes and others in following his triumphant postwar career. (Oct.)