Pablo Picasso

A Masterful Painter

Major Accomplishments

  • His most famous work is the Guernica Painting, which was a protest against the bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War
  • Co-creator of Cubism. Cubism is the breaking up of objects into an abstract form using multiple viewpoints.
  • Received the Stalin Peace Prize from the Soviet Government in 1950

Life in Paris

  • Moved to Paris in 1901 to start his own Art studio
  • Picasso started his blue period where all his artwork was in a shade of blue to demonstrate sadness
  • He met Fernande Oliver and started his rose period where all his art was in shades of red
  • He worked with Georges Braque to create Cubism