Miles J. Unger at the Hudson Library (Mar 14)

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.”

Unger writes on art, books, and culture for The Economist. Formerly the managing editor of Art New England, he was a contributing writer to The New York Times. He is the author of The Watercolors of Winslow HomerMagnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de’ MediciMachiavelli: A Biography; and Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces

Copies of Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Register online at the library's event page or by calling the library at (330) 653-6658.

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236
Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476794211
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 13th, 2018

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