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Pablo Picasso Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanishpainter, draughtsman and sculptor who lived most of his life in France. He iswidely known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety ofstyles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works arethe proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d’Avianon (1907) and Guernica (1937), aportrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistictalent in his early years, painting in a realisticmanner through his childhood and adolescence;during the first decade of the 20th century his stylechanged as he experimented with different theories,techniques, and ideas. His revolutionary artisticaccomplishments brought him universal renown andimmense fortune, making him one of the best-known figures in 20th century art.
Blue Period Femme aux Bras Croisés, this work, painted in 1901, was a part of Picasso’s famous Blue Period, a dark, sad time in the artist’s life. The beautiful & various tones of blue are typical. The painting depicts a woman with her arms crossed staring at the endless nothing.<Femme aux Bras Croisés>
Rose Period It was created during the Rose Period, Garcon a la Pipe showcases Picasso’s exceptional use of cheerful orange and pink palatte. The oil on canvas painting, measuring 100, 81.3 cm (slightly over 39 , 32 inches), displays a Parisian boy holding a pipe in his left hand.<Garcon a la Pipe>
Aferican-influenced Period Les Demoiselles dAvignon, portrays five nude female prostitutes from a brothel on Carrer dAvinyó (Avinyó Street) in Barcelona. Each figure is depicted in a disconcerting confrontational manner and none are conventionally feminine. The women appear as slightly menacing and rendered with angular and disjointed body shapes. Two are shown with African mask-like faces and three more with faces in the Iberian style of Picassos native Spain, giving them a savage aura.<Les Demoiselles dAvignon>
Two Types of Paintings Cubism Classicium and surrealism
Cubism Analytic Cubism (1909–1912) is a style of painting Picasso developed along with Georges Braque using monochrome brownish and neutral colors. Both artists took apart objects and “analyzed” them in terms of their shapes. Synthetic cubism (1912–1919) was a further development of the genre, in which cut paper fragments—often wallpaper or portions of newspaper pages—were pasted into compositions, marking the first use of collage in fine art.<Standing Female Nude>
Classicism and surrealism After the World War I, the society was going through a violent change, and so did Pablo Picassos style of painting. He started painting in a n Picasso’s paintings and drawings from this period frequently recall the work of Ingres. During the 1930s, some more changes were incorporated <Guernica> in Picassos paintings themajor one being the replacement of the harlequin with the minotaur as acommon motif. Picasso was greatly influenced to use minotaur from his contactwith the surrealists, who were known for using it often as their symbol. Thisacquired quality of Picasso is evident in Picasso’s Guernica. eoclassical style.