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Pablo Picasso


One of the Greatest Painters Of All Time

Spanish Cubist Painter, Printmaker and Sculptor

Influences:  Matisse, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau, Gustave Courbet Toulouse-Lautrec, African Art and Japanese Woodblock Prints

Education - Royal Academy of Art in Barcelona

Cause of Death -  Respiratory Failure

Picasso Quotations

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. -- Pablo Picasso

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. --Pablo Picasso

A painting comes too me from afar; who knows how far; I divined it, I saw it, I did it, but even so , the next day, I cannot see what I have done myself. How can anyone penetrate my dreams, my instincts, my desires, my thoughts, which have taken so long to develop and to see the light of day, and comprehend what I have put into it, perhaps even against my will. --- Pablo Picasso
Thee artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.---- Pablo Picasso

My mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general; if you become a monk, you'll end up as the pope.' Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. -- Pablo Picasso

We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. -- Pablo Picasso

I never calculate. That is why those who d
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. -- Pablo Picasso


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