Pablo Picasso Essay

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Pablo Picasso
One of the greatest most influential artists of the 20th century, and was considered radical. His name was, Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruiz y Picasso, but we all call him Pablo Picasso. His incredibly long name was supposed to honor relatives and saints. Picasso, the father of cubism, and is remembered as a prolific artist of the twentieth century.
Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He had two sisters, Lola and Conchita. His father was an art teacher and he taught some of it to Pablo. From the age of seven, Picasso received formal artistic training from his father in figure drawing and oil
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He started working in cubism art in 1907. Picasso produced paintings like never before anyone had done before. One of his paintings were "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon," a chilling depiction of five nude prostitutes, abstracted and distorted with sharp geometric features and stark blotches of blues, greens and grays (Pablo Picasso). Picasso’s painting shocked many, including artists.
In Cubist paintings, objects are broken apart and reassembled in an abstracted form, highlighting their composite geometric shapes and depicting them from multiple, simultaneous viewpoints in order to create physics-defying, collage-like effects. At once destructive and creative, Cubism shocked, appalled and fascinated the art world. "It made me feel as if someone was drinking gasoline and spitting fire," Braque said, explaining that he was shocked when he first viewed Picasso's "Les Demoiselles," but quickly became intrigued with Cubism, seeing the new style as a revolutionary movement (Pablo Picasso).
Cubism is when the objects in the painting are broken apart and abstracted. They are also depicted from multiple, simultaneous viewpoints in order to create a physics-defying effect. Right away, Cubism either shocked or fascinated the art world. After the start of World War I, Picasso began another period known as the Classical Period. This period occurred during 1918-1927. He grew more somber during this period and he began

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