Essay on Pablo Picasso 's Life Of Art

707 Words Oct 28th, 2014 3 Pages
On October 25th, 1881, Pablo Picasso was born in Magala, Spain. The world of art was forever changed that day. From paintings to poetry, you name it; Picasso has probably dabbled in it.
In his early life, Picasso was raised Catholic, but would convert to atheism as an adult. His father was an artist and trained Picasso in oil painting and figure drawing.
When Picasso was fourteen, his seven-year-old sister, Conchita, passed away from diphtheria, an upper respiratory tract illness.
After that, Picasso attended various art schools over the years but disliked formal education and stopped attending classes after his father and uncle sent him to Spain’s prestige Madrid’s Royal Academy of San Fernando, which was the best art school in Spain at that time.
Picasso painted realism with a Symbolist influence. He also went through a Blue Period from 1901-1904 where his paintings were somber with varying shades of blue and green. From 1904-1906, he went through a Rose Period, which was a brighter time for his art with more pink and orange colors.
He also had an African-influenced period inspired by African artifacts. These periods might be one of the most important in his career because this led to his period of cubism.
Picasso developed analytic cubism with George Barque. This style of painting is probably what the general public knows for Picasso.
In 1918, Picasso married to a woman by the mane of Olga Khokhlova, a ballerina. The two had a son together named, Paulo. He grew up…

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