Pablo Picasso: Master Of Metamorphosis

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Pablo Picasso, known as one of the world’s most influential and well-documented artists of the twentieth century. Unlike most, Picasso’s legacy as a prominent rule breaker, an inventor of forms, an innovator of styles and techniques, a master of various media, has long since been recognized the genius in modern art. Picasso is known for producing an estimated 50,000 pieces of artwork, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, prints, and even tapestries and rugs. Yet the medium in which was Picasso’s most important contribution was painting, or oil painting on canvas. During the intervening years, Picasso’s work methods were constantly changing, giving him the title, “Master of Metamorphosis” because, “. . . he never stuck to one type of style or a technique, rather he was constantly transforming his art, moving from style to style with ease.” (Beardsley 6). Picasso was a …show more content…
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