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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 One of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. One of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.

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1 Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso One of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. One of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. He was a great painter. He was a great painter. He also made sculptures, prints, drawings, beautifully colored dishes and bowls, and costumes and scenery for plays. He also made sculptures, prints, drawings, beautifully colored dishes and bowls, and costumes and scenery for plays.

2 A little background information… Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in His father was an art teacher and encouraged his son to paint and draw. His father was an art teacher and encouraged his son to paint and draw. Picasso was always trying new and different ways to express his talent. Picasso was always trying new and different ways to express his talent. His painting style changed more than any other artist. His painting style changed more than any other artist.

3 Painting Styles  He would paint things that would look very flat.  He would then paint things that looked so round that it seemed like you could pick them off the painting.  At 19, he moved to France and began painting like other French artists such as Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Monet.

4 Blue Period  Picasso’s best friend died and he felt alone and sad.  Also, he was almost starving to death because his paintings were not selling.  Because of his mood, he began to paint using lots of blue.  All of the people in his paintings looked lonely and sad.

5 Rose Period kPicasso fell in love with a girl named Fernande. kA happier color showed up in his paintings and he began to paint happier things. kPicasso fell in love with a girl named Fernande. kA happier color showed up in his paintings and he began to paint happier things.

6 Cubism Picasso developed this style of painting and made it famous. These paintings look like he broke the subjects up into little cubes. Picasso developed this style of painting and made it famous. These paintings look like he broke the subjects up into little cubes.

7 Guernica In 1937 a civil war in Spain left a small town called Guernica destroyed by bombs. Many innocent people were killed which made Picasso very angry. He created a huge painting (12 feet high and 25 feet wide) and used darker colors, cubism, and lots of expression to show his angry feelings.

8 Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso Picasso lived to be ninety-two years old and died in the south of France. Picasso lived to be ninety-two years old and died in the south of France. Besides his art, Picasso’s quotes are still popular and provide us with an insight into his mind.. Besides his art, Picasso’s quotes are still popular and provide us with an insight into his mind.. “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”


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