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.Know More
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 about Fine Art
The artist Pablo Picasso, often referred to simply by his last name, was married twice. His first wife was a ballerina named Olga Khokhlova, and his second wife was an artist's model named Jacqueline Roque.Full Answer >
Oleographs are common at starving artist sales because unsuspecting buyers buy them up quickly, believing they are getting a great discount on the original painting prices. The truth, though, is that the artists are deceiving buyers by offering imitation oil paintings as original hand-painted artwork, opines antiques appraiser Dr. Lori.Full Answer >
Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque pioneered the Cubist art movement between 1907 and 1914. The movement ignored traditional techniques and attempted to show objects as they are rather than as they seem. The three main characteristics of Cubism are geometricity, passage and simultaneity.Full Answer >
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 >