Essay about The Life And Accomplishments Of Pablo Picasso

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Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and most influential artist there was in the 20th century. Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in 1801 and was raised there until he moved to France. At the age of seven Picasso began receiving formal training from his father Don Jose Ruiz y Blasco who was a painter and a professor of art. And by the age of thirteen Picasso’s skills level in art had surpassed his father’s. In 1895 when Picasso was thirteen years old, he moved to Barcelona, Spain with his family due to the death of his sister. As a professor at the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona, Ruiz persuaded officials there to let his son take an entrance exam for an advanced class and Picasso exceeded their expectation and was admitted. That year was the year Picasso achieved success as an academic painter. His painting Science and Charity was awarded an honorable mention in Madrid at the Fine Arts Exhibition. By the age of sixteen Picasso started attending Madrid’s Royal Academy of San Fernando. Disliking the teaching method of his professor Picasso started skipping class and spent his school time recording life around him and attending Madrid’s Prado, which displayed paintings such as Francisco Goya and El Greco. Around the early 1900’s Picasso decided to go to Paris to continue his work and practice with new styles and art forms. It was during his time in Paris where he began work in cubism and surrealism which were found by him. While he was in Paris, Pablo Picasso created a lot…

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