Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. Born: October 25, 1881, Málaga, Spain Died: April 8, 1973, Mougins, France
Jacqueline Roque m. 1961–1973 Olga Khokhlova m. 1918–1955
Pablo learned at this school called Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
Picasso signed his first contract in Paris with art dealer Pere Menach, who agreed to pay him 150 francs per month (about US$750 today). It's like Picasso was born an artist: his first word was "piz," short of lápiz the Spanish word for 'pencil.' His father Ruiz, an artist and art professor, gave him a formal education in art starting from the age of 7. By 13, Ruiz vowed to give up painting as he felt that Pablo had surpassed him. At the tender young age of 9, Picasso completed his first painting: Le picador, a man riding a horse in a bullfight.
Two quotes from Pablo Picasso are "The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” "The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense.”
Pablo Picassos movement was cubism- Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture, and inspired related movements in music, literature and architecture. Cubism has been considered the most influential art movement of the 20th century. surrealism- Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings. The aim was to "resolve the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality into an absolute reality, a super-reality