Pablo Picasso by Karina Adults 2DPicasso was born on October 25th, 1881, Malaga, Spain and died on April 8th, 1973 in Mougins, France
He started painting at age 10.He was a painter who changed styles according to his mood and wife or friend that was on his side.
In 1895 he made his first major academic canvas, First Communion (Museo Picasso, Barcelona)
Blue periodInfluenced by the works of Toulouse Lautrec, painted inblue human misery, exhausted workers, alcoholics and prostitutes
Pink period Picasso meets his first companion, Fernande Olivier. Withthis happy relationship Picasso changed his palette to pinks and reds.
Cubism Inspired by the volumetric treatment of PaulCézanne, painted a series of landscapes as if they were made out of "little cubes
Shaped face mask In the summer of 1906, during a stay in Gósol,his work entered a new phase marked by the influence of Greek, Iberian and African Culture.
CollageIn 1912 he made his first collage, combining pulp and rubber piece on a canvas painted only in some areas
Classical period (1921-1925)Influenced by his time in Italy in 1917.
The prevailing harmony of lines, curvilinear strokes and some underlying eroticism, reflectthe joy and passion of Picasso for his new love, Marie Thérèse Walte
Spanish Civil War 1037 He painted the huge mural called Guernica.displaying it in the Spanish Pavilion at the Paris International Exhibition in 1937 he wanted to express with violence and cruelty of the event
World War IIhelped Picassos palette is dark as death was the most common theme in most of his works
In 1968, and over seven months, he created theremarkable series of 347 engravings with which he returned to his original themes: the circus, the bullfight, the theater and the erotic scenes.