• "The latest instalment of the finest artistic biography ever written"

    Waldemar Januszczak, Sunday Times
  • "No man is better qualified to write the biography of Picasso...he writes with such fluency, simplicity and clarity that his knowledge and illuminating wisdom are very lightly borne... A marvellous book"

    Brian Sewell, Evening Standard
  • "Unmissably good"

    Tim Martin, 'Christmas Biography Choice' Daily Telegraph
  • "Every page provides some insightful and fascinating information"

    William Boyd, 'Books of the Year', Sunday Herald
  • "I love this tumultuous, mercurial, idiosyncratic cavalcade of a book... It is a book that manages to be simultaneously individual and authoritative, and makes one impatient for the next volume"

    Philip Hensher, Daily Telegraph