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Pablo Picasso

  1. 1. Pablo Picasso<br />
  2. 2. Early Life<br />Picasso was born in Málaga, Spain on October 25, 1881.<br />His father, Don José Ruiz y Blasco, was also a painter.<br />Picasso showed a love for art early in his life.<br />Ruiz then gave up painting because he felt as if his 13-year-old son had surpassed him in the skill.<br />Ruiz sent Picasso to Madrid’s Royal Academy of San Fernando to study art around the age of 16.<br />
  3. 3. Personal Life & Death<br />Picasso had a few mistresses in and out of his two marriages and he father two children.<br />The premature death of one of his mistresses devastated him, and inspired a few of his paintings.<br />Picasso died on April 8, 1973. His last words being, “Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can’t drink any more.”<br />Shortly after Picasso’s death one of his mistresses and his second wife hung themselves.<br />
  4. 4. Political Views<br />Picasso remained neutral during World War I, the Spanish Civil War, and World War II, refusing to fight for any side or country. <br />He was, however, against the intervention of the United Nations and the United Statesin the Korean War and he depicted it in Massacre in Korea.<br />One of Picasso’s most recognized paintings is Guernica. This depiction of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War shows the inhumanity, brutality and hopelessness of war.<br />
  5. 5. Massacre in Korea, 1951<br />Guernica, 1937<br />
  6. 6. Periods of Art<br />Picasso’s artwork is often classified into these four periods: <br />Blue Period (1901–1904)<br />Rose Period (1905–1907)<br />Analytic Cubism (1909–1912) <br />Synthetic Cubism (1912–1919)<br />
  7. 7. Blue & Rose Period<br />His Blue Period consists of somber paintings rendered in shades of blue and blue-green.<br />His Rose period is characterized by a more cheery style with orange and pink colors, and featuring many circus people, acrobats and harlequins.<br />
  8. 8. Boy with a Pipe, 1905<br />The Tragedy, 1903<br />Girl in a Chemise, 1905<br />The Old Guitarist,<br /> 1903<br />
  9. 9. Analytic & Synthetic Cubism<br />Analytic Cubism uses monochrome brownish and neutral colors. Picasso analyzed the objects in terms of their shapes.<br />Synthetic Cubism was a further development of the genre, in which cut paper fragments were pasted into compositions, marking the first use of collage in fine art.<br />
  10. 10. Girl with the Mandolin, <br />1910<br />Harlequin with Violin, <br />1918 <br />The Guitar Player,<br />1910<br />Three Musicians,<br />1921<br />

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