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 (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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(pɪˈkɑ soʊ, -ˈkæs oʊ)

Pablo, 1881–1973, Spanish painter and sculptor in France.
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Perhaps that's what old Picasso and some of the Cubists are trying to express by angles and jagged lines.
While we all know that Picasso was one of the most influential artists of the 20 th century (he co-founded the Cubist movement, invented constructed sculpture, and promoted collage when it was in its infancy), it's less well known that, in later life, he dedicated much of his time to the art of ceramics.
In this village in the South of France, Picasso met the owners of the 'Madoura' pottery workshop, Suzanne and Georges Ramie.
Caption: This bronze sculpture was part of the study of five decades of Pablo Picasso's work in three dimensions.
The actor had passed on two other chances to play Picasso, intimidated by the prospect of playing the man he calls a "huge figure" from their shared birthplace of Malaga, Spain.
Antonio, who underwent a procedure to introduce three stents in his arteries, shared that recovering from that health setback gave him equanimity to tackle the challenge of playing famed artist Pablo Picasso.
Picasso and her machine churn out 1,000 pounds of tortillas a day--except for holidays--supplying 16 restaurants as well as walk-in customers.
The exhibition, focusing on his work from 1932, opens as a painting of Picasso's mistress sold for nearly PS50 million - the highest auction price for any painting sold in Europe in sterling.
She said of the PS49.8 million sum fetched for the portrait at auction: "People want to rely on works that are important for art history and if you think about history, it's always going to be Picasso. It's undeniable."
Picasso and Walter's grandaughter, Diana Widmaier-Picasso, who was at the exhibition, said she was "happy and astonished" by the focus on Walter in recent years.
Widmaier-Picasso dismissed any Picasso objectified women.