If someone claims to be an art lover and does not know who Pablo Picasso was then they truly do not love art. Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of the first half of the twentieth century as a printmaker, painter and quite possibly the most influential artist. He practiced many great styles and themes in his long career in art and painting.

Early Life

The real name of Pablo Picasso was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. He used his mother’s Italian Surname as he always thought that it suited him better. Pablo Ruiz Picasso was introduced to an innovative family naturally. His dad was a painter, and he immediately hinted at following in his footsteps. 

A few depictions from his young years still exist, for example, First Communion (1895), which is run of the mill in its regular, if expert, scholarly style. His dad prepared the youthful wonder to be an extraordinary craftsman by getting Pablo the best training the family could bear the cost of and by to going Madrid to see the works of the Spanish old bosses. Also, when the family moved to Barcelona, so his dad could take up another post, Picasso continued on with his specialty training.

He was not Just a Painter

He was master in all trades; either by his painting or stage designing. It’s even said that his mother used to say that if you were a monk, one day, you will be a pope and if you are a soldier, you would be a general one-day. He also had a knack for writing beautiful poems and he even thought that he would be known more for his poems rather than his paintings. But the majority of his poems were untitled and sexual in nature, which made it nearly impossible to be known as the greatest poet. 

Style and Technique

Pablo was especially productive through his short existence. The aggregate number of artworks he created has been assessed at 50,000, containing 1,885 compositions; 1,228 pieces of sculptures; 2,880 masterpieces of ceramics, around 12,000 drawings, a large number of prints, and various woven artworks and floor coverings. 

Picasso's initial sculptures were cut from wood or demonstrated in wax or earth, yet from 1909 to 1928 Picasso relinquished displaying and rather made sculptural developments utilizing different materials. Picasso painted for the most part by creative ability or memory. As per William Rubin, Picasso could just make awesome workmanship from subjects that really included him. –Wikipedia

Legacy and Art Work

Picasso's impact was significant and expansive for the greater part of his life. His work in spearheading Cubism set up an arrangement of pictorial issues, gadgets, and methodologies, which stayed imperative well into the 1950’s. What's more, at each phase of his vocation, from the traditional works of the 1920’s to the works created in possessed Paris amid the 1940’s, his illustration was essential. Indeed, even after the war, despite the fact that the vitality in cutting-edge workmanship moved to New York, Picasso remained a titanic figure and one who would never be disregarded.

BY: Sara Ray