Pablo Picasso

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  • Date of birth: 25 Oct 1881
  • Date of death: 8 APR 1973
  • Country: Spain


Artist Pablo Picasso was born in Spain in the family of art historian josé Ruiz in 1881. Jose Ruiz was fond of painting, but as soon as I realized that the family grows a genius, gave brushes and paints young Pablo became his first teacher. At the age of 13, Picasso entered the Barcelona Academy of fine arts, then the Academy “San Fernando” in Madrid.

After studying Pablo Picasso moved to Paris. It is in France, the Spanish artist painted their best work. Biography Pablo Picasso is divided into several stages.

Blue period. Paintings from this period were mainly made in the cold blue-green colours. Heroes – the elderly, mothers and children. The artist himself was at this time poor and miserable.

Pink period. The paintings become more resilient, they are dominated by pink and orange tones. In this period in the life of Pablo Picasso fernande Olivier appears – lover and Muse.

The African period. A departure from the image of a particular person, appear African motifs.

Cubism. The objects depicted in the paintings, as if built out of blocks. Critics did not accept cubism, but the wonderful paintings for sale.

Neoclassicism. Colors are brighter, the images sharper. The first marriage to the ballerina Olga Khokhlova, the birth of a son.

Surrealism. A clear imprint on work family issues: a series of portraits of women-a monster with an ugly sexual characteristics. New love, the birth of his daughter. Fascination with sculpture.

Pablo Picasso: an artist, a millionaire, survivor.

After the war Pablo Picasso meets Francoise Gilot, gave birth to two children. Françoise – “woman-flower” in a creative and personal fate of the artist. In 1949 Pablo Picasso created his famous “dove of peace”.

At 80 years of age Picasso married Jacqueline Roque, who became his last Muse and cared for him until his death. Pablo Picasso died in 1973, lived 92 years and has created over 80 thousand jobs.