Pablo Picasso

Spanish Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker, & Ceramicist

Major Accomplishments

One of Pablo Picasso's major accomplishments was his invention of cubism. A piece that inspired Cubism was Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. This style influenced art in the 20th century. Another famous painting that Picasso created was Guernica.

His life in Paris

Picasso made three trips to Paris within 1900-1902. After his visits in Paris he decided to settle there in 1904. He decided to live their because the street life in Paris fascinated him. While in Paris he met Fernande Olivier. She became one of his companions that impacted his work. He had an impact on Spain through his blue period of art.