Books by James Lord

MY QUEER WAR by James Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2010

"A timely, artfully written memoir of one man's war."
Art historian and critic Lord (Mythic Giacometti, 2004, etc.) recounts his life as a gay GI in World War II. Read full book review >
A GIFT FOR ADMIRATION by James Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1998

"A fresco of a bygone era, executed with a Jamesian eye for detail, with a tart dash of gossip. (b&w photos, not seen)"
This elegantly composed volume concludes Lord's rich, rarefied series of portraits of people who lived for Art. Read full book review >
SOME REMARKABLE MEN by James Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Underneath Lord's witty, dilettantish style, his recollections have a serious core about living the artistic life, with its hidden costs and uncertain legacies. (illustrations, not seen)"
With his skill at polishing his enviable experiences and an apparently inexhaustible supply of illustriously populated journals, Lord (Picasso and Dora, 1993, etc.) remains a formidable memoirist in his latest book. Read full book review >
SIX EXCEPTIONAL WOMAN by James Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1994

"Drawn in prose at once formal and immediate, the encounters are not quickly forgotten. (Photographs, not seen.)"
The Paris-based author of Giacometti: A Biography (1985) follows his recent remembrance of Picasso's model, Dora and Picasso, with sharply detailed profiles of six other interesting figures. Read full book review >
PICASSO AND DORA by James Lord
Released: June 1, 1993

An intricate and intimate view of Picasso's aloof mistress and model Dora Maar, by onetime-companion Lord (Giacometti, 1985, etc.). Read full book review >