PABLO PICASSO 1881 - 19731 By H.F. Mandirola it takes a long time to become young.
MODERN ART MASTER Picasso was born in Malaga in the south of Spain on the Mediterranean coast and died in 1973 in Cannes in the French Mediterranean coast. Art is everthing. To make the bull head sculpture on the left he use two parts of bicycle the seat and the handlebars. Somebody ask Picasso ¨what is art?¨ And he answer ¨What is not?¨. He was the pioneer of Modern Art. Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous Spanish painters. During Francisco Franco’s dictatorship he was 2 persecuted and he had emigrated to France.
BLUE PERIOD (1901-1904) The death of his best friend Carlos Casagemas painting testifies of Picassos shock and horror over the suicide of his friend. In the sense of Picasso dealing with his trauma this painting belongs to the blue period, but it doesnt have the atmosphere of resignation and silent mourning that his blue paintings would have. La vie 3
ROSE PERIOD (1904-1907) The Rose Period started in 1904. Picasso was happy in his relationship with Fernande Olivier whom he had met in 1904. Pablo Picasso began to develop a highly romantic style of painting in 1899, which ended in 1901, after his close friend Carlos Casagemas had committed suicide. During his Rose Period, Picasso would become The Actor 4 commercially successful.
BLACK PERIOD Refers to the years 1906 and 1907, in which Picasso falls under the influence of African art. Picasso acknowledged that a visit to the Trocadero museum changed him, but he didnt say why, he never gave African art the credit it deserves. Les Demoiselles dAvignon 5
CUBISM PERIOD In France, Pablo Picasso and George Braque invented Cubism. Cubism was a new movement of painting; this way of painting use geometric shapes like cylinders, triangles, lines, and cubes. JuanGris.Portrait of Picasso 6
THE GUERNICA One of his most famous paintings is the Guernica. The Guernica symbolizes the Nazi air force bombardment and devastation of the city called Guernica, this fact happened before the Second World War. The Nazi Army used the Spanish civil war to test their weapons . Obviously the Nazis fought against republican jointly with Franco. Picasso lived most of his life in Paris even during German occupation; there he got married to with Francois Gilot who was 40 years younger than him, He had two children with her : Claude and Paloma. 7
On April 27th, 1937 at 4:30 PM German Condor bombers devastated thetown and killed 1600 men women and children.Once, Nazi officers came into Picasso´s apartment in Paris andsaw a photograph of Guernica. The officer remarked withridicule, “This painting, you did this.” 8“No,” replied Picasso. “You did this.”
PICASSO´S POLITICAL MILITANCY In 1944, Picasso became a member of the French Communist Party, whose figurehead he remained until the end of his life. Yet his political thinking was entirely molded by his desire for peace and freedom. During those years, he painted, drew, and lithographed his famous image of the white dove, which turned into a global symbol of freedom and a 9 human society.
WOMEN AND PICASSO Picasso had a lot of women. He got married to with Francois Gilot who was 40 years younger than him, He had two children with her : Claude and Paloma. Picasso was a womanizer, Picasso´s and he had relationship Sylvette David with women even younger nineteen years than his wife. old Picasso´s One day Francois left him model with their children, He suffered a lot by because of that reason, but he married another woman called Jacqueline. 10
ARQUITECTURE INFLUENCEGuggenheim Museum in Bilbao as an example of how cubism and 11modern art influece architecture.
PABLO PICASSO´S LAST WORD. One day in a dinner he had a heart attack and died. His Last wife Jacqueline prevented that his children Claude and Paloma from attending his funeral. His last words are also very famous, before he died he said ¨Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can´t drink any more¨, Paul McCartney wrote a beautiful song about Pablo Picasso´s last word. 12