The Boy Who Bit Picasso
Lecture | Smarden Charter Hall
Tuesday 23 October 2012 - 14:30 until 17:00
As a child, Antony Penrose met Picasso in 1950 at his family home, Farley Farm in Sussex.Instantly friends, they devised a boisterous and exciting game of pretend bullfights . . .
Come along and learn more about their friendship and Anthony's visits to Picasso's menagerie of pets in France, living and his living sculptures. Meet Anthony's father Roland Penrose, a curator and biographer of Picasso, and mother, Lee Miller, a photographer whose portrait Picasso painted six times. Lee Miller photographed him more than a thousand times. Her images illustrate this entertaining and amusing account of life around Picasso.