Guernica, Pablo Picasso’s monumental greyscale painting on the horrors of the Germano-Italian bombing of the eponymous Basque city during the Spanish Civil War, is a hard picture to get. For one thing, it’s so huge (26 feet wide, 11 feet tall) that fitting it in a single shot without skewing the perspective is a challenge. […]
Spray-painted in murals, wielded on anti-war banners, and even once hung as a tapestry at the United Nations, Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" might be the world's most famous political artwork. Now organisers of a new initiative are inviting...Show More Summary
From Cody Delistraty in the Paris Review, a timely article on Pablo Picasso, his artwork, and how he treated the women in his life (spoiler alert: quite poorly). Sixteen years ago, Marina Picasso, one of Pablo Picasso’s granddaughters, became the first family member to go public about how much her family had suffered under the artist’s narcissism. Show More Summary
surrealism-love: The Aubade, 1965, Pablo Picasso Size: 130x195 cm Medium: oil on canvas
Antonio Banderas is long gone from his guitar case-carrying, gun-slinging days but he's still a badass... painter. Antonio is here wearing a toupée as he portrays Pablo Picasso for the second season of "Genius" on National Geographi...
Great friendships can nurture and prod an artist to make greater work. Think of Pablo Picasso and Wifredo Lam, James Baldwin and Toni Morrison, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Such is also the case for flamenco dancers Francisco Hidalgo and Anabel Moreno, who perform this weekend at the Miami-Dade County...
Phillips announced that Pablo Picasso?s monumental Sleeping Nude will be sold as the centerpiece of Phillips? 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London in March 2018. This extraordinary large-scale portrait of Picasso?sShow More Summary
Sotheby?s will present Pablo Picasso?s Buste de femme au chapeau as a highlight of their Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York on 14 November 2017. Characterized by its vibrant color palette, sharp angularity and bold form,...Show More Summary
The art legend, who was born on this day in 1881, completed his first painting at age nine.
Hey, it's Hump Day! Plus, World Pasta Day and Pablo Picasso's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? Can you guess my fragrance from the image? One more clue: lamp oil. Reminder: 10/27 will be Guessing Game Friday...
The groundbreaking exhibition Through the Eyes of Picasso explores Pablo Picasso?s life-long fascination with African and Oceanic art, uniting his paintings and sculpture with art that had a seminal impact on his own creative exploration. Show More Summary
hatsbutterbaby: Pablo Picasso, Françoise as the Sun (Françoise en soleil), 1946. Lithograph, 21 ¼ x 17 7/8".
A New Zealand financier has two months to come up with 20.1 million euros ($24 million) to buy Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's mansion on the French Riviera after no new bidders emerged Thursday. Rayo Withanage was the highest bidder at an auction in June for the estate at Mougins in the hills near Cannes, where the artist spent his twilight years. Show More Summary
learnarthistory: Girl on the ball by Pablo Picasso (1905) #expressionism #art https://t.co/S1p9BFQTfx http://ift.tt/2gXK3I2
London socialite Sharmini Tiruchelvam lived a life of luxury in this Sussex Gardens apartment. Tiruchelvam, who was painted by Pablo Picasso and photographed by Sir Cecil Beaton, threw lavish parties at the two-bedroom home. Laurence Olivier, Princess Margaret, Omar Sharif and Elizabeth Taylor...
The last 500 masterwork prints from the Henri M. Petiet collection, come to sale with Ader Nordmann in Paris on November 25 & 26 at the Opera Comique. This sale will be an old-fashioned auction with only bidders in the room allowed to participate, no telephone or online bidders, as decreed by David Norman. Show More Summary
“Good artists copy, great artists steal” This quote is often attributed to Pablo Picasso but did you know that he actually ‘stole‘ it from a host of writers and authors before him? Steve Jobs then credited the quote to Picasso and the cycle of plagiarism continued. Show More Summary
cubism-art: Algerian women (Delacroix), 1955, Pablo Picasso Medium: oil on canvas
Christie?s will offer Pablo Picasso?s Femme accroupie (Jacqueline), painted on October 8, 1954 as a central highlight of its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on 13 November in New York. Marking its first time at auction, Femme accroupie (Jacqueline) comes from a private collection, and is estimated to sell for $20-30 million. Show More Summary
ART and beauty are inexorable; Pablo Picasso said that art exists to embellish, polish and “[wash] away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. Luca Guadagnino is one of cinema’s most aesthetically-minded directors; his films often probe the concept of beauty and its role in human relationships.