A Field Guide To The Muses


This summer, an exhibit and accompanying book, Picasso: The Artist and His Muses, brings light to the women who inspired some of the artist’s greatest paintings:

Women play an essential but complex role in the father of cubism’s sprawling oeuvre, expressing emotion, psychological insight and the drama of human existence respectively, but, renowned as Picasso was for being a serial philanderer, the stories behind the faces in his frames are considerably less well known.

David lives in central Ohio and works for a sports newspaper. He is a regular contributor to Nervous Breakdown and Andrei Codrescu's Exquisite Corpse. More from this author →