Pablo Picasso Dies

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso, died on April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France.

Born in Malaga, Spain on October 25, 1881, Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramist, and stage designer. He is known in the art world for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of collage, and a wide array of other artistic styles that he helped create and develop.

Some of Pablo Picasso’s most famous paintings are: The Old Guitarist (1903), Gertrude Stein (1905-1906), Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), and Guernica (1937), although there are many others. Picasso practiced many styles of painting throughout his career as an artist, and would go through periods where all his paintings were crafted in a particular style. Most notable of these styles are the Blue Period, the Rose Period, and Cubism.

Check out some of Pablo Picasso’s work in our selection of Picasso calendars.

Sources: Biography, Wikipedia

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