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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Anh PhamOctober 25, 2012Profile

_Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, known as Pablo Picasso__Born October 25, 1881 in Mlaga, Spain_Picasso's mother was Maria Picasso y Lopez and his father was Jos Ruiz Blasco, a painter and art teacher_was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France.

_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._At the turn of the twentieth century, Picasso moved to Paris, the cultural center of European art, to open his own studio._From 1901-1904, is called his Blue Period after the color that dominated nearly all of Picasso's paintings during these years._Picasso's most famous paintings from the Blue Period include Blue Nude, La Vieand The Old Guitarist, all three completed in 1903.

4_By 1905, Picasso had largely overcome his depression of the previous years.

_The artistic manifestation of Picasso's improved spirits was the introduction of warmer colors beiges, pinks and reds in what is known as his Rose Period.

_His most famous paintings from this time include Family at Saltimbanques (1905), Gertrude Stein (1905-1906) and Two Nudes (1906).

Family at Saltimbanques (1905)

Gertrude Stein (1905-1906)

Two Nudes (1906).

Picasso painted this self-portrain in Paris in late 1901 before he left for Barcelona in January, 1902

In 1907, Picasso produced a painting unlike anything he or anyone else had ever painted before, a work that would profoundly influence the direction of art in the twentieth century: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

The Self Portrait 1907 was completed during the working of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon_Picasso's early Cubist paintings, known as his Analytic Cubist works _include Three Women (1907) Bread and Fruit Dish on a Table (1909) Girl with Mandolin (1910 Still Life with Chair Caning (1912), Card Player (1913-1914), and Three Musicians (1921). Three Women (1907)

Bread and Fruit Dish on a Table (1909)

Card Player (1913-1914)

Three Musicians (1921)._Picasso's works between 1918-1927 are considered his Classical Period, a brief return to realism in a career otherwise dominated by experimentation

_His most interesting and important works from this period include Three Women at the Spring (1921), Two Women Running on the Beach/The Race (1922) and The Pipes of Pan (1923).

Three Women at the Spring (1921),

On May 3, 2006 Picasso's portrait of Dora Maar sold for $95.2 million.Incidentally, the Whitney's who bought the painting in 1950 paid $30,000 for it which at today's prices would be worth about $230,000.

_Picasso had only two wives. _He married a ballerina named Olga Khokhlova in 1918, and they remained together for nine years before parting ways in 1927. _He married his second wife, Jacqueline Roque, at the age of 69 in 1961._ Picasso had four children: Paul, Maya, Claude and Paloma. He passed away on April 8, 1973 at the age of 91.