Pablo Picasso's Influence On Cubism

Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential artists during the 20th century in the form of cubism. Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain. His mother was Dona Maria Picasso y Lopez and father was Don Jose Ruiz Blasco, which were both a teacher and a painter. During his childhood due to possessing a pair of watchful eyes that took in the situation and the surrounding with each glance, his mother often says that through those eyes he would be able to achieve greatness in life. With little to go by as a child, Picasso was able to make the best out of any situation with his pencil and drawing pad. At a very young age Picasso was taught how to paint by his father and as time progressed by the age of 13 Picasso had already surpassed …show more content…
During this period the paintings that Picasso painted centered on depression expressed through scenes of: anguish, poverty, and isolation. The most recognized painting of the blue period includes a painting called “The Old Guitarist”, which was finished in 1903. In the coming years of 1905 the feeling of anguish was relief as life became brighter for Picasso. Through overcoming the death of his friend, falling in love with his model, and obtaining an extraordinary patron Picasso transition into the period of Rose (named after the colors that were primarily used in his paintings: pink, beige, and red). With the end of the Rose period a newfound art style began to emerge within Picasso that is later known as Cubism. Through this form of art reality is distorted and expressed through geometric shapes to present a physic defying world. With the beginning of WWI Picasso transitioned himself into the last two phases of his life: Classical period and Surrealism. During both state the art piece of Picasso became more somber that expressed the sorrow he felt through the effect of

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