Pablo Picasso was an artist who became famous for his use of cubism and his modern approach to painting. Picasso's career spanned more than 70 years.
Picasso was a Spanish-born artist who had more of an impact on art than any artist before him. His art was considered to be far ahead of its time because with his use of cubism he brought new dimensions and angles to his work.
His first piece, titled "Les Demoiselles D'Avingos," introduced cubism to the world. It was a piece consisting of five women with distorted faces and bodies and was painted in a way to make it seem as if the women's heads were on backwards. It remains one of Picasso's most iconic pieces.Learn More
Picasso had two wives, Olga Khokhlova and Jacqueline Roque. Picasso was married to Olga from 1918 to 1955, although he also had other lovers during the time. Jacqueline was married to him from 1961 until his death in 1973.Full Answer >
Picasso used a combination of traditional materials, such as oil paint, chalk and charcoal, with unusual materials, such as newspapers, sand and sawdust. In addition, he also used found objects, such as the seat and handlebars of a bicycle in his sculpture "Bull's Head."Full Answer >
The interviewer should know the subject before the interview, form a relationship with the subject conducive to sharing, ask relative questions and pay attention to the subject. These are the four journalistic principles for interviewing anyone. In determining which individual questions to ask, the reporter should consider what is going to engage both the artist and readers. It is important to understand what readers may want to know about the artist.Full Answer >
Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night" painting is not for sale as of 2014. The painting is the property of the Museum of Modern Art in New York through the Lillie P. Bliss bequest. "Starry Night" is on display there.Full Answer >