Miles J. Unger, journalist for The Economist magazine and The New York Times, discusses his latest book, Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World. The book tells the story of an obscure young painter from Barcelona who came to Paris and made himself into one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. Publisher’s Weekly called the book, “riveting…This engrossing book chronicles with precision and enthusiasm a painting with lasting impact in today’s art world.”
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