Pablo Picasso was born on 25 Oct 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He was a Spanish painter, Ceramicist, stage designer, printmaker & sculptor. He spent most of his life in France. He was one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. He is widely known for inventing constructed sculpture, co invention of collage and co-founder of Cubist movement.
He demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his earlier years. His revolutionary artistic works brought him immense fortune and made him one of the best known artistic figures of 20th century art.
He showed his artistic talent from an early age. According to his mother his first words were “piz, piz” shortening of lapiz, which means 'pencil' in Spanish.
According to him- “Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth”.
He died on 8 April 1973 in France, while his wife and he entertaining friends for dinner. His last words were- “Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can’t drink any more”. According to me, Pablo Picasso was truly an art hero of 20th century; here are some of his art works:
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