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James Lord

James Lord (1922-2009) first went to France at age twenty-one as a member of the Military Intelligence Service during World War II. He spent the major part of his life in Paris, where he was acquainted with many of the most prominent members of modern European art. In recognition of his contribution to French culture he has been made an officer of the Legion of Honour. His books include A Giacometti Portrait and My Queer War.

James Lord

My Queer War

James Lord
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A powerful story of sexual awakening during the Second World War from the noted memorist and critic

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Mythic Giacometti

James Lord
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-66) was arguably the greatest sculptor of the twentieth century. He was also--as James Lord persuasively argued in Giacometti: A Biography--a heroic...

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Plausible Portraits of James Lord

James Lord
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Incisive reflections on more than twenty portraits of the author by some of the greatest artists of the last century

Over the course of his life as a friend and confidant of...

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Giacometti

James Lord
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The work of one of the towering creative spirits of the century, Alberto Giacometti's visionary sculptures and paintings from a testament to the artist's intriguing life story. From modest beginnings...

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A Giacometti Portrait

James Lord
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

When we look at a painting hanging on an art gallery wall, we see only what the artist has chosen to disclose--the finished work of art. What remains mysterious is the process of creation itself--the...

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