Updated: Jan 19
everything you can imagine is real."
🎨 Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Crispín Crispiniano María Remedios de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz Picasso
🎨 October 25, 1881, Málaga, Spain
🎨 Spanish painter
🎨 Cubism / Surrealism
🎨 Sculptor / Printmaker / Ceramicist / Stage designer
✅ Known as Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and most-influential artists of the 20th century and the creator with Georges Braque of Cubism
✅ Picasso's father, José Ruiz Blasco, a professor of drawing and mother is Maria Picasso López
✅ In 1895, when Picasso was 14 years old, his family moved to Barcelona and applied to the city's prestigious School of Fine Arts
✅ In 1897, a 16-year-old Picasso moved to Madrid to attend the Royal Academy of San Fernando
✅ In 1899, Picasso moved back to Barcelona and fell in with a crowd of artists and intellectuals who made their headquarters at a café called El Quatre Gats
✅ 1901 to 1904 "blue period", Art critics and historians typically break Picasso's adult career into distinct periods, is called his "Blue Period," after the color that dominated nearly all of his paintings over these years.
✅ 20th century, Picasso moved to Paris, France to open his own studio. Lonely and deeply depressed over the death of his close friend, Carlos Casagemas, he painted scenes of poverty, isolation and anguish, almost exclusively in shades of blue and green.
✅ Picasso died April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France
La Vie (1903) / Le Rêve (1932) / Girl before a Mirror (1932) / La Vie (1903) / Family of Saltimbanques (1905) / Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) / Massacre in Korea (1951)