Pablo Picasso | Artist Biography (In a Nutshell)

May 27, 2009

Pablo Picasso (b.1881-d.1973) Spanish Modern Artist

Pablo Picasso was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain to Don Jose Ruiz y Blasco, an art teacher, and Maria Picasso y Lopez. He is the co-founded Cubism, a technique that allowed an artist to show his subject from several different viewpoints, rather than only one. He enjoyed a prolific career in art, producing 20,000 artworks throughout his 70 year career. three of his most important works include, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), Guernica (1937), and Three Musicians (1921). Considered a prodigy in his youth, Picasso profoundly impacted the art of the 20th century.

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