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Pi·cas·so(pĭ-kä′sō, -kăs′ō), Pablo 1881-1973.
Spanish artist. One of the most prolific and influential artists of the 1900s, Picasso excelled in painting, sculpture, etching, stage design, and ceramics. With Georges Braque he launched cubism (1906-1925), and he introduced the technique of collage. Among Picasso's works are Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) and Guernica (1937).
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(Biography) Pablo (ˈpæbləʊ). 1881–1973, Spanish painter and sculptor, resident in France: a highly influential figure in 20th-century art and a founder, with Braque, of cubism. A prolific artist, his works include The Dwarf Dancer (1901), belonging to his blue period; the first cubist painting Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907); Three Dancers (1925), which appeared in the first surrealist exhibition; and Guernica (1937), inspired by an event in the Spanish Civil War
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Pi•cas•so(pɪˈkɑ soʊ, -ˈkæs oʊ)
Pablo, 1881–1973, Spanish painter and sculptor in France.
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