Pablo Picasso

Quick Facts
One of the most famous artists in the world, a co-founder of Cubism, best known for his paintings, particularly his Blue Period and his creative style of arranging facial features, he also produced ceramic and bronze sculptures, drawings, etchings, collage and poetry.

Lived: 1881 - 1973

Born in: Malaga, Spain

Birthday and astrological sign: October 25, 1881, Scorpio

Nationality: Spanish

Movement: Cubism

Died: April 8, 1973, Age 91, heart attack

AKA: Pablo Ruiz y Picasso and Ruiz Blasco

Quote: The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place; from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spiders web.

Fun Facts: No artist has ever been as famous in his own lifetime, he painted his own variations of other artists work, and he had no appreciation for women artists.

See also: Artists, Famous Artists

Pablo Picasso : Le site officiel
His life and his work.
Site languages are English and Spanish.

Guggenheim Collection Online
Biography with art images.

Biography that includes photographs and links to other resources.

National Gallery of Art - The Tragedy
In-depth study of his painting, The Tragedy, and a discussion of related conservation issues.

Dominant Star
Biography with a focus on how the planetary metaphor of the Sun was reflected in his life and work, by renowned astrocartographer Rob Couteau.

Conversations with Picasso
An excerpt from Conversations with Picasso by Brassai.

Biography and images.

Image collection that also includes quotes, and a biography.

ABC Gallery
Includes a biography and images of main works.

On-Line Picasso Project
Huge collection of images, you can also read an in-depth biography by Dr. Enrique Mallen.

National Gallery of Art
A database of objects online.

Image collection divided into sections, from Early Works to Late Works.

Displays early and blue period works.

Mr. Picassohead
Build your own work of art, sign it, and add it to the gallery.

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