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Pablo Picasso

 (1881 - 1973)
Pablo Picasso was active/lived in Spain, France.  Pablo Picasso is known for cubist painting and printmaking.

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Pablo Picasso

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A painter and printmaker who revolutionized western art, Pablo Picasso was born in Spain and lived most of his life either there or in France.  His father was an art teacher, and the young Pablo grew up in an artistic environment.  By the age of fourteen, he was an accomplished draftsman, and in 1900 at age nineteen, he made his first trip to Paris.  There he studied the Old Masters* and Classical* sculpture and also was exposed to the paintings of Impressionists* and Post Impressionists*.

Between 1901 and 1904, his work was dominated by a blue palette, which has led to this time being called his "Blue Period".  Blue, for him, was to symbolize the ". . . suffering-frequently hunger and cold, the har  ...  Displaying 750 of 20426 characters.



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About  Pablo Picasso

Born:  1881 - Malaga, Spain
Died:   1973 - Mougins, France
Known for:  cubist painting and printmaking