Friday, July 04, 2008

Great Men and their Ballerinas

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Portrait d'Olga, 1921. Pastel and charcoal.

I'm reading the third volume of John Richardson's overwhelming A Life of Picasso, and an odd coincidence struck me--both Picasso and John Maynard Keynes married ballerinas from the Ballets Russes (Olga Khokhlova and Lydia Lopokova respectively).

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