Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. 

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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

When I die it will be a shipwreck and as when a huge ship sinks many people all around will be sucked down with it.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees but what he feels what he tells himself about what he has seen.

Are we to paint what's on the face what's inside the face, or what's behind it?

There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.

Why do two colors put one next to the other sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form a clear volume through successive eliminations you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse one finishes with the portrait.

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

Give me a museum and I'll fill it.

To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it to kill it to rid it of its soul to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.

They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.

It takes a long time to become young.

It took me four years to paint like Raphael but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Inspiration exists but it has to find us working.

If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line it might represent a minotaur.

Youth has no age.

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