Pablo Picasso

By: Kerrington Caldwell

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo was born on October 25, 1881 and died on April 8, 1973. He was from Malaga Spain.

About Picasso

In 1891 his dad got a job as a teacher at the Guarda School of Fine Arts. In 1892 Picasso starts his art studies at the Guarda School of Fine Arts. In 1898 Picasso becomes ill with scarlet fever. In 1900 Picasso creates the first art exhibition at the Quatre Gats. In 1901 he moves to Madrid. In 1907 he Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, the starting point for Cubism.


My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.