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.

Venue information

Smarden Charter Hall

Smarden, Kent, TN27 8NF

Entry details

Ticket £20 to include homemade tea

Contact Flick Seton or 01580 712196

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