Pablo Picasso : Influential Artist Of Half Of The Twentieth Century

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Pablo Picasso was the most prevailing and influential artist of half of the twentieth century. There were some artistic styles he invented or had made a contributions to. Picasso was very intelligent and creative. He was so smart and creative that he finished his first painting at an early age. Since he was a popular artist and obviously some people were jealous of him, there was a rumor that he stole one of his famous paintings from another artist. Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain.. Even though he was a poor student, Picasso presented a phenomenal talent for drawing. Considering the fact that his father was an academic painter and art teacher, Jose Ruiz Blasco, he began to draw at an early age. Picasso’s father began teaching him to draw and paint when he was just a child, and by the time he was 13 years old, his skill level had exceeded his father’s. Later on, Picasso lost all desire to do any type of schoolwork, he chose to spend his school days doodling in his notebook instead. When Picasso was 7 years old, he started drawing and oil painting lessons with his painter father. By the time he was 9 years old, he had finished his first painting. Four years later, when he was 13 years old, he entered Barcelona’s School of Fine Arts, which is where his father taught. Two years later, he completed what he called his first major painting. The name of his first painting was called Neatorama. His style developed from the Blue Period (1901–04) to…

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