Pablo Picasso

By Shelby Villarreal

Important Dates

Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He died on April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France.

Full Name

His full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomaceno Mario De los Remedios Ciprino de la Santisima Trinidad Matyr Potricio Clito Ruiz y Picasso

Family

Pablo Picasso's parents names were Jose Ruiz y Blasco and Dona Maria Picasso y Lopez. He was married twice, the first time to Olga Khokhlore who was a dancer and his second time to Jacqueline Rogue who is best known for being his second wife. He had four children, Paul, Maya, Claude and Paloma.

Types of Art

Pablo Picasso is most famous for making paintings and sculptures. He went through many transitions, such as Blue, Rose, Cubism, Classical, Surrealism.

Materials

He used oil paints, water color paints, engraving and pencil. Oil paint is made of ground materials suspended in oil, and pencils are made of wood and lead.

Hometown

Pablo was born in Malaga, Spain.

Things During His Lifetime

During his lifetime, (1881-1973) World War I and also World War II

How He Got Started

Pablo Picasso started painting when he was eight years old because his father was a also a painter. He went to many schools, including Bracelona School of Fine Arts, Royal Academy of San Fernando and La Llofja. He continued making art up until three years before his death.

Bibliography

Pictures:http://www.picasso.com/picasso-prints.aspx

Information: Given packet