Essay on Analysis Of Trois Femmes A Piece By Picasso

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Analysis of Trois Femmes A Piece by Picasso Pablo Picasso was known for not only his highly talented skills with a paintbrush, but also for going through what are own as his “Periods” which all feature very distinct characteristics in style and technique. Some of the more famous of his periods are Cubism and Surrealism which were known for being very abstract, Picasso himself said “The world today doesn 't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?”, but this hardly covers all of his works seeing as he went through at least eight relatively famous periods where his styles changed dramatically. One of the greatest changes in his style and technique can be seen when he progresses through his Rose Period and evolves into his Cubism Period. Picasso’s piece Trois Femmes which was finished in 1908 is a great example of this transition. This time of transition is often referred to as the “African Period”. To truly understand the African Period, one must explore the Rose and Cubism Periods. The Rose Period was named mainly for the colors that Picasso chose to use between 1904 through 1906. The Rose Period featured much warmer colors, such as pink, orange, red and flesh tones compared to Picasso’s earlier works in his much more depressing Blue Period. Popular pieces that came from this period are Acrobate et jeune Arlequin (Acrobat and Young Harlequin) and Boy Leading a Horse. Also during this period of time in Picasso’s life he was overall, more happy than in previous…

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