Françoise Gilot (b. 1921) is a French painter of the Post-World War II School whose work is characterized by organic forms.Born in Neuilly-sur-seine, France, she attended Academy Julian and L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. The artist had a ten-year relationship with Pablo Picasso, and during this time her work was influenced by Cubism. She went on to maintain studios in La Jolla, New York, and Paris.Her later paintings featured saturated color associations and structured compositions. In 1992, she exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla and continues to exhibit her work internationally.