Pablo Ruiz Picasso – Biography of Pablo Ruiz Picasso

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Crispín Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso, this is the real name of the famous Picasso, who was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain.

This well-known Spanish painter, draftsman and sculptor began in the world of painting through his father, a professor of Fine Arts.

Since young, Paul He has felt a great attraction to the Chavín culture in Peru, on which many of his works were based.
It begins to integrate into the environment when Paul collaborates as a cartoonist in different Catalan magazines and founds the magazine “Young art”, and beginning to express in the painting of his first pictures.

A new period begins for Picasso, in which, due to the suicide of a friend of his in Paris, he discovers that his muse could be the bohemian atmosphere of the Parisian streets, which he has certainly shown in his paintings.

Here he shows his characteristic style that this time he distinguishes himself by showing blue tones and by representing scrawny characters with tragic expressions as in “Lady at Eden Concert” from 1903 or “The two sister’s” from 1904.
He closes his period with his work “Blue room”, in which it shows its color palette.

Here in this city so special for the artist, Paul he meets his first partner, with whom he would live for many years and has been the one who accompanies him in each of his works.
In this period the most unusual of his artistic production has emerged, which has been “Self-portrait”, which is the last work in which Picasso he feels identified by post-impressionism.
Here the reddish tones dominate, dark or light, in the different parts of the painting. In this play Paul It does not stop at the details of the shape of the face, but puts more emphasis on the colors, playing with the tones to achieve more realism to the face.

Then, when 1906 came, Picasso Through his new works he shows a great change in his style as he is influenced by African art, as he shows with the portrait of Gertrude stein Y “The Avignon ladies”, where in front of painting he deals with the spatial depth and the form of representation of the female nude, restructuring it by means of lines and angles.

Continuing on its path, Picasso shows in his following works, a neoclassical way of painting, as denoted in the Sit woman Y The greek, where he shows a pure painting, with a sharp observation in the objects of his workshop, in an intellectual way.
They have continued: “The Portrait of Vollard” Y “You guitarized him” from 1910 and “The fan” from 1912.

Picasso then manifests a classical period, which could begin in 1917, in which Paul gives the feeling of being tired of geometric structures and returns to the monumental nude, to Ingrés drawing, to balance.
What he does not represent in the following years, since in his next period from 1928 the forms are distorted, referring to the monstrous, as shown in his outstanding paintings: “Standing bather” from 1929, “Bather at the edge of the sea” 1930 and “The dream” from 1932.

He has continued in his artistic career with an expressionist style, in which he has achieved his famous work “Guernica” From 1937, this is a black and white composition projecting the horrors of the civil war.
The point of his expressionist style is marked by heads with two faces, mainly.

After the World War, Paul he moved to Vallauris, where he finished his work begun in Paris, despite being plagued by Nazis, his sculpture “The man with the lamb”, a 2.20 m high piece, which is located in the market square of said city and, continuing with close dedication to ceramics, the artist makes about 2000 pieces.

Here in this beautiful city, the couple has had two children, which has generated a presentation of more childish and maternal paintings, which have been followed by huge murals such as “The war and the peace”, “Massacre en corée”, “La Baignade”.

In his later years, the highly regarded artist has painted variations of famous themes, many of his latest works have been based on the works of the great masters of the past such as Diego Velazquez, Eugenio Delacroix Y Eduardo Manet.

Such has been the artist’s recognition that in 1963, the Picasso museum, in the city of Barcelona, ​​Spain; and a few years later when he turned 90 years old, Paul has been worthy of numerous tributes.

Finally the artist Pablo Picasso He died in Notre-Dame-de-Vie, Mougins, France in 1973 at the age of 91.