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Pablo Picasso

Born in: 1881

Spain


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    Cubism
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    « To me there is no past or future in art. If a work of art cannot live always in the present it must not be considered at all », it is surely what guaranteed Pablo Picasso his universal and timeless recognition! Inspired by his passions of a given moment, and pushing the boundaries of art, he is considered among the most influential artists of the 20th century. His paintings, sculptures, prints and ceramics are absolutely key pieces in the museums of modern art of the world and have influenced some of the greatest artists. Born in 1881 in Malaga, Pablo Picasso was a real art prodigy. At the age of 8, he painted his first oil paintings, at 15 he entered Barcelona's art school, at only 19, he represented Spain the Exposition Universelle in Paris with « Last Moments ».

    Following that, he moved to Paris and discovered Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Gauguin and Cézanne. The suicide of his friend Casagemas, with whom he lived in Paris, had a profound effect on him and his sadness permeated all his canvases at the time, this was Picasso's « blue period ». From 1905, his melancholy and blue tones were replaced with joy and rose hues, when the painter fell in love with Fernande Olivier and moved to Bateau Lavoir, where he met artists and writers of the time: Matisse, Apollinaire, Jean Cocteau… this was his « rose period ».

    From 1906, his obsession with a more complete representation of space inspired him, along with Georges Braque, to decompose objects and recreate them again on the canvas, in the manner of a collage, to show all facets of them. It was the emergence of Cubism that brought back into play the notion of perspective in art. His work « Les Demoiselles d'Avignon », breaking completely with all the codes of the era, sparked debate and would change, in an irreversible way, the rules for artistic creation in the 20th century.

    Judging the image to be complicated to read, he abandoned Cubism in 1915 in favour of more traditional portraits, until the Spanish Civil War, when he painted his largest painting: « Guernica », depicting the horror of the Spanish Civil War and marking the beginning of his political engagement.

    He died in 1973 in Mougins, leaving behind me a life rich in amorous passions and moral commitments, permeating his work and marking the history of art indelibly. His work is omnipresent in all the largest modern art collections: at the Musée Picasso in Paris, at MoMA in New-York, in the Museo Reina Sofia and many others...

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    Pablo Picasso, Sculpteur travaillant à un buste de femme II, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Sculpteur travaillant à un buste de femme II, 1965
    21.3 x 16.1 inch
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    $11,611

    Pablo Picasso, Vase avec Decoration Pastel (Ramie 190), Sculpture

    Pablo Picasso

    Vase avec Decoration Pastel (Ramie 190), 1953
    12.6 x 8.7 x 6.3 inch
    Sculpture

    $34,000

    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 3 (after Pablo Picasso), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 3 (after Pablo Picasso), 1969
    25.8 x 19.9 inch
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    $3,367

    Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Nush Eluard, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait de Nush Eluard, 2015
    23.6 x 17.3 inch
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    $1,742

    Pablo Picasso, Woman's Head, Crowned with Flowers (Ramie 237), Sculpture

    Pablo Picasso

    Woman's Head, Crowned with Flowers (Ramie 237), 1954
    9 x 5.5 x 6 inch
    Sculpture

    $60,000

    Pablo Picasso, Visage Brun-Bleu, Sculpture

    Pablo Picasso

    Visage Brun-Bleu, 1947
    12 x 15 x 1 inch
    Sculpture

    $35,000

    Pablo Picasso, Minotaure aveugle guidé par Marie-Thérèse au Pigeon dans une nuit étoilée from La Suite Vollard, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Minotaure aveugle guidé par Marie-Thérèse au Pigeon dans une nuit étoilée from La Suite Vollard, 1934
    13.4 x 17.7 x 0.4 inch
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    $125,000

    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 8, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 8, 1969
    26 x 19.7 inch
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    $2,554

    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 7, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 7, 1969
    26 x 19.7 inch
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    $2,554

    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 6 (after Pablo Picasso), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 6 (after Pablo Picasso), 1969
    25.8 x 19.9 inch
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    $3,367

    Pablo Picasso, La Danseuse Naine, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    La Danseuse Naine, 1966
    29.5 x 21.7 inch
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    $4,238

    Pablo Picasso, Nu couché et homme jouant de la guitare, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Nu couché et homme jouant de la guitare, 2015
    16.5 x 23.6 inch
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    $1,742

    Pablo Picasso, Les saltimbanques, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Les saltimbanques, 1923
    33.1 x 24.8 inch
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    $52,248

    Pablo Picasso, Les Déjeuners, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Les Déjeuners, 1962
    11.4 x 15.4 inch
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    $11,843

    Pablo Picasso, Untitled, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Untitled, 1961
    35.4 x 25.6 inch
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    $6,502

    Pablo Picasso, Sin titulo, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Sin titulo, 1967
    12.6 x 16.5 inch
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    $17,561

    Pablo Picasso, Sin titulo, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Sin titulo, 1968
    5.9 x 8.1 inch
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    $17,561

    Pablo Picasso, Sin titulo, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Sin titulo, 1971
    14.6 x 19.5 inch
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    $28,980

    Pablo Picasso, Sin titulo, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Sin titulo, 1970
    8.1 x 5.9 inch
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    $34,983

    Pablo Picasso, Mère et enfants jouant, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Mère et enfants jouant, 2015
    19.7 x 23.6 inch
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    $1,742

    Pablo Picasso, Tête d'homme barbu III, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Tête d'homme barbu III, 2015
    23.6 x 19.7 inch
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    $1,742

    Pablo Picasso, Homme et femme II, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Homme et femme II, 2015
    23.6 x 17.3 inch
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    $1,742

    Our recommendations Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline et Chevalet, Sculpture

    Pablo Picasso

    Jacqueline et Chevalet, 1955
    28 x 28 x 1 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, Homme et femme, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Homme et femme, 1927
    17.5 x 21.8 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 5 (after Pablo Picasso), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 5 (after Pablo Picasso), 1969
    25.8 x 19.9 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, Portrait 2 (after Pablo Picasso), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portrait 2 (after Pablo Picasso), 1969
    25.8 x 19.9 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (1er croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (1er croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (8ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (8ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (7ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (7ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (6ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (6ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (5ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (5ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (4ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (4ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (3ème croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (3ème croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, 14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (2e croquis), Print

    Pablo Picasso

    14 dessins originaux gravés sur cuivre (2e croquis), 1943
    15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, Untitled from '347' Series, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Untitled from '347' Series, 1968
    11.4 x 15.6 inch
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    Pablo Picasso, Portraits Imaginaires, 26.3.69 II, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Portraits Imaginaires, 26.3.69 II, 1969
    29.9 x 26 x 0.4 inch
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    Our recommendations Pablo Picasso, Jeune couple accroupi - l’homme au tambourin, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Jeune couple accroupi - l’homme au tambourin, 1934
    10.9 x 7.8 x 7.8 inch
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    Our recommendations Pablo Picasso, Deux modèles se regardant, Print

    Pablo Picasso

    Deux modèles se regardant, 1933
    10.9 x 7.8 inch
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