Pablo Picasso (1881-1973 Spain)
More cultural and artistic informations about the painter
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Main works : Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Guernica, La colombe de la Paix.
Artistic movements : Cubism
Inspiration, influence : Goya, Velasquez, Delacroix and Ingres for the great classic artists; Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin for the great modern artists.
His contemporaries : Pablo Picasso was, with Georges Braque, coinventor of the cubism and he considered Henri Matisse as his only rival; we could also add Joan Miro and Salvador Dali, the two others great spanish artists.
To keep in mind : The biggest artist of the XXth century
To go further : A movie to watch : "Le Mystère Picasso" by Henri-Georges Clouzot, maybe the most beautiful movie dedicated to an artist.