# Pablo Picasso. Pablo’s father was a painter and an art teacher. He wanted Pablo to be an artist. Picasso, at age 14, paints The Young Girl with Bare Feet.

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo’s father was a painter and an art teacher. He wanted Pablo to be an artist. Picasso, at age 14, paints The Young Girl with Bare Feet. When Picasso’s dad saw how well Pablo could paint, he gave him all his own paints and brushes and never painted again.

Picasso’s Blue Period Picasso left home to go to art school in Madrid. He was poor and he was hungry a lot. Then his very best friend died. Can you tell how Picasso was feeling by looking at his artwork?

How would you describe this man? Why do you think Picasso painted him this way?

What do you think these people are saying to each other?

What happened just before this moment? What do you think will happen next? What is happening in this painting?

Picasso’s Rose Period Then something else happened to change Picasso’s artwork. He fell in love with a girl!

His artwork started to have brighter colors.

During the Rose Period Picasso would often paint circus people.

Why do you think Picasso painted circus people so much during his Rose Period?

Picasso and Cubism

What is Cubism? A way of making art Breaks up subject matter Reassembles it in abstract form Geometric and Organic shapes are used Objects are broken apart and pieces can be viewed from all sides. A Fractured Reality!

Geometric ShapeOrganic Shape

Picasso and his artist friend Georges Braque invented a style of art called cubism. Why do you think it was called cubism? What do you see?

Picasso was trying to paint things from all directions at once: from the front and from the sides. By the time he died, he had painted nearly 50,000 paintings! WOW!

Your Turn! Create a STILL LIFE in the Cubist Style Choose a MONOCHROMATIC color scheme Use GEOMETRIC and ORGANIC shapes

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