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Picasso

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View of a bullfight, with the back of Pablo Picasso's head visible in the foreground.

"Picasso, Jacqueline at his shoulder, sat immobile during corridas, without visible emotion; without shouting, without gestures, without applause--nothing. But, seated directly behind him, I could almost see the invisible bond connecting those flashes of pageantry in the [Arles] arena to the artist's eyes, and heart. [1957.]" Viva Picasso, p. 143.