Art: Picasso en Casa

One day last year Photographer David Douglas Duncan showed up at the ornate villa of Pablo Picasso overlooking the Riviera and Cannes. As an offering, Duncan carried a small, 1st century B.C. carved carnelian that he had found on a photographic assignment for LIFE in Afghanistan. The gift opened Picasso's door and his heart, won what Photographer Duncan wanted—months at home with the great artist. As a result, Duncan took more than 10,000 photographs, last week published in The Private World of Pablo Picasso (Harper; $4.95 ; Ridge Press paperback; $1.50) a photographic record of Picasso's private life. The scenes range...

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