Counting Down to Picasso: 60 Interesting Facts About the Man (Facts 30-21)

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His View 30. Picasso’s work is usually organized into periods, including the Blue Period (below, 1901–1904), the Rose Period (1904–1906), the African-Influenced Period (1907–1909), Analytic Cubism (1909–1912), and Synthetic Cubism or Crystal Period (1912–1919). 29. Picasso’s work “Christ Blessing the Devil” revealed early and deep conflicting views on religion, especially after his sister died. The… continue reading »

The Vollard Suite Highlights- Picasso: Man or Beast

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“The paintings, finished or not, are the pages of my journal, and as such they are valid.”-Pablo Picasso Consisting of 100 etchings and drypoints created between 1930 and 1937, the Vollard Suite is a unique personal journey through the lens in which Picasso interpreted the world around him. While there is a prolific amount of… continue reading »

Pablo Picasso: What Makes Him Unique?

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  When art novices think of Picasso, the thought of a strange man with odd shapes is commonplace. This is because the works of Picasso that became so sought after came in his prime when he had developed his own unique style. This style, mainly cubism, does not depict realism in its images. Instead, it… continue reading »

Feeling Animated

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Now is the time to own a piece of animation history! Purchase your favorites at our Warehouse Blowout Sale! Details of this event and can be found here on our website. If you are looking to buy back a piece of your childhood, now is a prime time as the demand and prices for hand-painted… continue reading »

Counting Down to Picasso: 60 Interesting Facts About the Man (Facts 40-31)

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His Personal Life 40. Picasso’s 1907 “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” (“The Young Ladies of Avignon”), an abstract portrait of five prostitutes, is considered one of his most revolutionary pieces. His use of Primitivism and deconstructed perspective radically departed from traditional European painting. Originally titled “The Brothel of Avignon,” the painting led the way to Cubism. It… continue reading »

Picasso and the Minotaur

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“I spend hour after hour while I draw, observing my creatures and thinking about the mad things they’re up to; basically it’s my way of writing fiction.” – Pablo Picasso The Vollard Suite is a series of etchings created by Pablo Picasso between 1930 and 1937. An art dealer and publisher, Ambroise Vollard was an… continue reading »

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