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  • Picasso's Work
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    Pablo Picasso was born in 1881. His father was a respected art teacher. Many think his father's being an art teacher had a major influence on Picasso's artistic interest. It didn't take long for Picasso to get accepted into the Academy at Barcelona, for he was only fourteen. Picasso was a fast learner and found school to be boring. Barcelona was where Picasso painted his first work, "Girl with Bare Feet". After being at Barcelona for two years he transferred to obtain better schooling. Three yea...
  • Of Picasso's Later Pictures
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    Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, generally considered the greatest artist of the 20th century. He was unique as an inventor of forms, as an innovator of styles and techniques, as a master of various media, and as one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20,000 works of art. Born in M lag a on October 25, 1881, Picasso was the son of Jos Ruiz B lasco, an art teacher, and Mar a Picasso y Lopez. Until 1898 he always used his father's name, Ruiz, and his mot...
  • Picasso's Treatment Of The Manuel's Face
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    Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso was probably the most famous artist of the twentieth century. During his artistic career he created a large body of work that consisted of sculptures, prints and ceramics, while experimenting with several different materials. Today Picasso is known as one the forefathers of the artistic movement known as Cubism. Pablo Picasso was born on October twenty-fifth 1881, in Malaga, Spain, to Jose Ruiz and Maria Picasso. Rather than adopt the common name of his father, Picass...
  • Picasso Bull's Skull
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    Now is the time in this period of changes and revolution to use a revolutionary manner of painting and not to paint like before. - Pablo Picasso, 1935. (Barnes) Undoubtedly Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous and well-documented artists of the twentieth century. Picasso, unlike most painters, is even more special because he did not confine himself to canvas, but also produced sculpture, poetry, and ceramics in profusion. Although much is known about this genius, there is still a lust after m...
  • More Cheerful Period For Picasso
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    Pablo Picasso Brief Biography Pablo Ruiz Y Picasso was the most famous artist of the 20th century. He was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. Picasso showed great talent at an early age. He loved to paint pictures of city life and was fascinated by the circus. He also enjoyed painting pictures of the day-to-day life of poor people in his neighbourhood and was also very poor himself. His father, Jose Ruiz B lasco, was a Castilian art teacher in Malaga and his mother, Maria Picasso, was an ...
  • Stein's Reflection Of Picasso
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    A Work of Art Though seemingly written in gibberish, Stein's reflection of Picasso is truly a work of art. She recognized his abstract art and attempted to apply it to literature. It seems very appropriate for her to mimic one of her best friends and honor him in such a way. Stein's thoughts on Picasso and the biography that she completed on him were ingenious, but they failed to mimic the work in two aspects; there was however one way in which her reflection remained germane to his artwork. Ste...
  • Picasso's Love For Art
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    Art represents beauty. It represents the soul and spirit of the artist. It's a form of communication that the artist can use as a substitution for words. Art has flourished the world for thousands of years and it has no intentions on stopping. One of "the most important figure's in modern art" (Selfridge, 15) is a man by the name of Pablo Picasso. He has taken the world into many places and has enabled us to see many abstract creations through his artwork alone. (Selfridge, 20) Born on October 2...
  • Picasso's Work
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    Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga in 1881. Pablo was the son of a respected art teacher, and due to his father's influence, young Pablo entered the Academy at Barcelona at age 14. This was where he painted his first great work, "Girl with Bare Feet". After two years of schooling, Picasso transferred for even for advanced tutelage. This did not hold Picasso's interest, so instead he spent much of his time in cafes and in brothels. Three years later, Picasso won a gold medal for his w...
  • Picasso's Portrait Of Gertrude Stein
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    The Self-Portraits of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso It is no wonder that Picasso, with his revolutionary style of painting, would be attracted to Gertrude Stein's crowded Rue de Fleur us apartment on Saturday evenings for intellectual discussions on art and literature. From the barefoot dances and improvisational plays of Max Jacob to the comments of critics and would-be art patrons like Maurice Ray nal and Andr'e Salmon, this salon was an assortment of artists, bohemians, professionals, and ...
  • Blue Tonality Of Picasso's Paintings
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    1881: Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain, Son of Jose Ruiz B lasco, an art teacher (1838-1913) and Maria Picasso Lopez (1855-1939) 1884: Birth of the first sister, Dolores (Lola) 1887: Birth of the second sister, Concepcion (Conchita) 1888 / 89: Started painting tutored by his father. 1891: Translated La Coru~na, where his father worked as an art teacher. The death of his sister Conchita. 1892: Enters school of Bella's Arts in La Coru~na. His father taught him. 189...
  • Picasso's Guernica
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    Guernica In 1937, Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, oil on canvas. The Republican Spanish government commissioned the mural for the 1937 World Fair in Paris. Guernica is a large mural, twenty-six feet wide and eleven feet tall, and was placed at the entrance to Spain's pavilion. Picasso did not do any work after receiving the commission until reading of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica, in Spain. It was that attack, perpetrated by the German Luftwaffe, that inspired him. Guernica, how...
  • Works Of Braque And Picasso
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    In the 19th Century, the visual arts had adhered increasingly closely to a set of fundamental notions of perspective, form and modeling which governed composition, especially of the two dimensional kind. The two-dimensional surface of the canvas was something that had to be overcome; something that the artist could, if he succeeded, completely destroy with his brush and replace with a three-dimensional representation as close to nature as possible. Although Pablo Picasso and George Braque would ...
  • Picasso's Work
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    Picasso was born in Malaga, the son of a painting teacher Jose Ruiz B lasco. In 1891 the family moved to La Coruna and then later moved onto Barcelona. In Barcelona Picasso's father got a job teaching at Llotja. In 1896 he started studying at the school where his father teacher. Picasso went to Madrid for two years, between 1897 and 1898, where he studied at the San Fernando Academy. He returned to Barcelona and joined the Els Quatre Gats group, where he had his first portrait exhibition in 1897...

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