Pablo Picasso a painter born in Malaga on October 25, 1881, is framed as one of the creators, along with Georges Braque and Juan Gris, of the Cubist movement. Undoubtedly, one of the most recognized artists in history who participated in a large number of artistic movements that spread throughout the world exerting a great influence on the great artists of the time. A true genius.
A talent that not only used for conventional painting but decided to open its horizons to genres such as drawing, book illustration, engraving, sculpture, ceramics and the design of scenery and costumes for theatre productions.
In his last years of life, he devoted himself to making his popularity profitable with different paintings of lower quality and devotes most of his time to sculpture and ceramics. Finally, and with the admiration of the art world, Picasso dies in Mougins (France) on April 8, 1973, at 91 years of age.
Pablo Picasso And His Most Famous Works
A review of the most famous works of a painter influenced by such important styles as cubism, surrealism, expressionism, and neoclassicism, among others.
Guernica: By Pablo Picasso
Defined as one of the most famous paintings in history, Guernica de Picasso is, without a doubt, one of his best-known works.
The Avignon Ladies
Currently located in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Misses of Avignon is framed as another of the paintings that marked a before and after in the life of Picasso. A canvas painted in 1907
The Three Musicians
The three musicians or Musicians with masks represent one of the last pictures of Synthetic Cubism. The time of Analytical Cubism was about to begin but Picasso wanted to leave one last piece of art before leaving the previous movement. Without a doubt, a work as complex as an abstract was painted in Fontainebleu (France) in 1921. In addition, the artist from Malaga made two versions to each one more spectacular. Both can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Curiosities You Didn’t Know About Pablo Picasso
Although we all know the figure of Pablo Picasso, surely we are not familiar with some of the most interesting facts about the artist from Malaga. Today marks 45 years of his death and in Epik, we have toured some of his most curious realities.
He finished his first painting with 9 years
And he did nothing wrong. While most of us the most we had done to our 9 years of life was to play hide and seek or video games, Picasso had already finished Le Picador, the painting that paid homage to bullfighting, one of the recurring passions in his works. The most curious thing is the wood on which he painted the painting: it was the lid of a cigar box.
He painted the most expensive painting in the world
In 2013, La Rêve (also known as El Sueño), became the most expensive sold box in the world. The cubist work painted by Picasso in 1932 representing one of his women, sold for more than 100 million Euros.
Pablo Picasso Was Obsessed With His Works
He was not what is known as humble (and certainly had motives). The Malaga made more than 16,000 works and was the creator, along with Georges Braque, of Cubism. When he became a recognized artist (and millionaire), he bought castles to fill the walls with his own works. When completing a castle, he bought another.