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Picasso and his work

For Creative Design Photography class in Fanshawe College (4:3 ratio based)

Paul Lee

on 20 March 2013

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The Unforgettable Artist By: Paul Lee, Stephanie Lizmore,
Amy Wilson, Maciej Lach Who Is Picasso? Most Influential Artist in 20th Century Co-Founder of Cubism Most famous artist Garçon à la pipe Nude, Green Leaves and Bust Dora Maar au Chat Les Noces de Pierrette Paintings sold in Million $ Influence of
American Abstract Expressionist painters Jackson Pollock Arshile Gorky Willem de Kooning Cubism Early-20th-century avant-garde art movement Revolutionized European painting and sculpture Inspired related movements in music, literature and architecture Considered the most influential art movement of the 20th century Cubism was the representation of three-dimensional form instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context Cubism (Cont.) 6 Paintings To be Discussed Painted in Picasso’s Post-Cubist Period An Oil Painting on Canvas created in 1937 Currently resides at
the Musee Picasso in Paris France Portrait of Dora Maar Portrait of Dora Maar Dora Maar: A Photographer and Painter from Argentina
Met Picasso in 1936 at a Surrealist Circle in Paris
Who would often photograph his work such as ‘Guernica’ Experimentation with striking off-set profiles was established
It is the nose of Dora Maar
that becomes an extension to her face
Her left eye appears to be looking at the viewer First painter to express two aspects of the face
Left eye is shown looking inward towards her
Right eye is shown looking straight ahead of her Aspects Picasso had an emotional attachment
to this painting
For him it was a profound sense
of the presence of his lover
Her fullness and personality pulled her
a part from the twisted profile Guernica Painted in Picasso’s Post-Cubist PeriodAn Oil Painting on a mural-sized Canvas created in 1937Currently resides at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid Guernica Picasso’s most famous and most powerful paintings
Scene of Guernica bombing during the Spanish Civil War
Innocent civilians that suffered due to the tragedies of the war Guernica Distinguished the war in horrifying detail
Blue, black and white oil paint implies emotions of the victims
Created a sorrowful atmosphere, moment of suffering and disorder This painting alone gained monumental statusIt became a reminder of the tragedies of warIt also became an anti-war symbol and an embodiment of peace Garçon à la pipe -French for “boy with a pipe”
-Painted in 1905 - the rose period
-24 years old when he painted this
-Portrays a Parisian boy holding a pipe
in his left hand and wearing a garland around his head -The boy in the painting is unknown but there are a lot of reports that he may be known as “p’tit Louis” -In early preparations it had involved different poses -Picasso did not use anything but a pipe in early works of his paintings-Picasso gave this painting a rest for at least a month -When Picasso decided to finish the painting he used a garland of flowers to finish it -In 1950 the painting had originally sold for $30,000 -In 2005 the painting sold again for over a million dollars His Early Years,
Blue Period Blue Period term used to define to the works produced by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso between 1901 and 1904, when he painted essentially monochromatic paintings in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors. These somber works, inspired by Spain and painted in Barcelona and Paris, are now some of his most popular works, although he had difficulty selling them at the time. ` La Vie The Old
Guitarist - Drawn in 1903
- Drew his friend Casagemas as main subject Lover and Mother Committed suicide after
being rejected by his lover - Procedure of his life Picasso never interpreted
at all for Blue Period Paint
/ We can only guess - Paint order goes
left to right The Old Guitarist (1903) - Scene right before he committed suicide
- Cool colour mood creates serious mood worn-out cloth
pose how he holds the guitar - Symbolizes loneliness and death - Most famous painting within blue-period art -Painted during Picasso’s early years (1896)
-Portrays Lola at her first communion First
Communion (Picasso's sister) -The young boy at the alter is known as Pere, the son of Vilches
-The man standing beside Lola is modeled as Vilches
-Held exhibition in Barcelona -After his success of The First Communion he faced challenges at Madrid’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts-Picasso moved back to Barcelona and changed sides from traditionalism to avant-garde. Biography Pablo Picasso: The Man, the Mystery and the LegendBorn: October 25, 1881 in Málaga, Spain
Died: April 08, 1973 in Mougins, France
Son of Jose Ruiz Blasco and María Picasso y López. “Art is s lie that makes us realize the truth”
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