You must have heard the name of great artist Pablo Picasso. Chances are pretty high that you have seen his paintings as well. No doubt he is the most talented artist of modern era, twentieth century. If you want to know something about this iconic artist, then this article is for you. You will know something more about Pablo Picasso.
He was born on October 25, 1881 in Spain. Though he was born in Spain, he spent most time of his adulthood in France. Picasso was very talented from his childhood. Fortunately, his father noticed his talent, and he started giving Picasso formal training on art. Picasso was only seven years old at that time. Then, his father managed to sit for the entrance exam at School of Fine Arts. Usually, this procedure takes months, but Picasso completed the whole process within a week! This also proves how talented Picasso was. Then, Picasso was only 13 years old. Then Picasso got his education from Royal Academy of Fernando, Madrid. But the rules and regulations made Picasso unhappy, so he skipped many classes. He learned French as a language and French literature from a poet named Jacob. Maybe that is why he past most of his life in France.
Unfortunately, Picasso had to face poverty and depression a lot. He became very depressed after the death of his mistress who was only thirty years old. Then, he married twice and had four children. Picasso made paintings of all of them.
Picasso used to work in the nights and slept in the day time. Maybe he loved the silence of night. Picasso started an art magazine called “Arte Joven” with his friend Francisco de Asis Soler. Soler took care of the articles, and he made cartoons.
Picasso’s work is also differentiated by many periods like blue period, rose period, African, Analytical cubism, etc. Each time frame has different type of painting.
If you ever get a chance to visit Malaga, then do visit “Picasso Museum.” A lot of tourists visit this museum, and they look very happy.