Françoise Gilot died on Tuesday at the age of 101


Gilot met Picasso in 1943 and had two children with him

She left him in 1953 and wrote a best-selling , Life with Picasso.

Gilot continued to paint and write until her death.

She was a pioneer for women artists and a role model

Françoise Gilot left Pablo Picasso after 10 years together

Life with Picasso, was a best-seller and inspired a 1996 film of the same name

The film was well-received new generation of viewers

Her life and work continue to inspire and challenge people all over the world

He was the greatest love of my life, Pablo Picaso