Knowledge Identifier: +Pablo_Picasso
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1881, deceased in 1973.
Countries: France (34%), United States (19%), United Kingdom (12%)
Linked to: Museum of Modern Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Chicago Art Institute, French Communist Party
Picasso made his first trip to Paris in 1900, the art capital of Europe.
During the first five months of 1901, Picasso lived in Madrid, where he and his anarchist friend Francisco de Asís Soler founded the magazine Arte Joven, which published five issues.
The Art Fund - Since its foundation in 1903 the Fund has been involved in the acquisition of over 860,000 works of art of every kind, including many of the most famous objects in British public collections, such as Velázquez's "Rokeby Venus" in the National Gallery, Picasso's "Weeping Woman" in the Tate collection, the Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire Hoard in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the medieval Canterbury Astrolabe Quadrant in the British Museum
La Vie by Pablo Picasso
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At one of her gatherings in 1905, he met Henri Matisse, who was to become a lifelong friend and rival.
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - Iberian sculpture - Around 1906, Picasso, Matisse, Derain and other artists in Paris had acquired an interest in primitivism, Iberian sculpture, African art and tribal masks, in part because of the compelling works of Paul Gauguin that had suddenly achieved center stage in the avant-garde circles of Paris
Auguste Herbin - The initial influence of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism visible in paintings that he sent to the Salon des Indépendants in 1906 gradually gave way to an involvement with Cubism after his move in 1909 to the Bateau-Lavoir studios, where he met Pablo Picasso, Georges_Braque and Juan_Gris; he was encouraged by his friendship with Wilhelm Uhde
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - " Sweetman writes, "Gauguin's statue "Oviri," which was prominently displayed in 1906, was to stimulate Picasso's interest in both sculpture and ceramics, while the woodcuts would reinforce his interest in print-making, though it was the element of the primitive in all of them which most conditioned the direction that Picasso's art would take
In 1907 Picasso joined an art gallery that had recently been opened in Paris by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - He became prominent in Paris beginning in 1907 for being among the first champions of Pablo Picasso, and especially his painting "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Georges Braque - Beginning during 1909, Braque began to work closely with Pablo Picasso, who had been developing a similar style of painting.
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - " Before 1910 Picasso was already being recognized as one of the important leaders of Modern art alongside Henri Matisse who had been the undisputed leader of Fauvism and who was more than ten years older than he was and his contemporaries the Fauvist André Derain and the former Fauvist and fellow Cubist, Georges Braque
Georges Braque - A decisive time of its development occurred during the summer of 1911, when Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso painted side by side in Ceret in the French Pyrenees, each artist producing paintings that are difficultsometimes virtually impossibleto distinguish from those of the other.
David Bomberg - His own style was rapidly moving away from these traditional methods, however, particularly under the influence of the March 1912 London exhibition of Italian Futurists that exposed him to the dynamic abstraction of Picabia and Severini, and Fry's second "Post Impressionist" exhibition in October of the same year, which displayed the works of Picasso, Matisse and the Fauvists alongside those of Wyndham Lewis, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell
Marcel Janco - At the end of the Dada episode, Janco took his growing interest in primitivism to the level of academia: in his 1918 speech at the Zurich Institute, he declared that African, Etruscan, Byzantine and Romanesque arts were more genuine and "spiritual" than the Renaissance and its derivatives, while issuing special praise for the modern spirituality of Derain, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Henri_Matisse; his lecture rated all Cubists above all Impressionists
During the same period that Picasso collaborated with Diaghilevs troup, he and Igor Stravinsky collaborated on Pulcinella in 1920.
Aside from the several anti-war paintings that he created, Picasso remained physically neutral during World War I, the Spanish Civil_War, and World War II, refusing to join the armed forces for any side or country.
Tristan Tzara - In its 1925 edition, "Handkerchief of Clouds" featured etchings by Juan Gris, while his late writings "Parler seul", "Le Signe de vie", "De mémoire d'homme", "Le Temps naissant", and "Le Fruit permis" were illustrated with works by, respectively, Joan Miró, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Nejad Devrim and Sonia Delaunay
Christian Dior - In 1928, Dior left school and received money from his father to finance a small art gallery, where he and a friend sold art by the likes of Pablo Picasso
The 1932 work, which depicts Picasso's mistress Marie-Therèse Walter reclining and as a bust, was in the personal collection of Los Angeles philanthropist Frances Lasker Brody, who died in November 2009.
Germain Seligman - Pablo Picasso was featured twice, first in 1936 with paintings from the Blue Period and the Rose Period, and second in the November 1937 exhibition "Twenty Years in the Evolution of Picasso" showcasing the painting "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" which Seligman had acquired from the Jacques Doucet estate
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon - The only other time the painting might have been exhibited to the public prior to a 1937 showing in New York was in 1918, in an exhibition dedicated to Picasso and Matisse at Galerie Paul Guillaume in Paris, though very little information exists about this exhibition or the presence of "Les Demoiselles"
Guernica by Pablo Picasso
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In 1944, after the liberation of Paris, Picasso began a romantic relationship with a young art student named Françoise Gilot.
French Communist Party - Many well-known figures joined the party during the war, including Pablo Picasso, who joined the PCF in 1944
Evelyn Waugh - In 1945, Waugh said that Pablo Picasso's artistic standing was the result of a "mesmeric trick"; that his paintings "could not be intelligently discussed in the terms used of the civilised masters"
Dok Leipzig - The dove had been designed by Pablo Picasso for the Paris World Peace Congress of 1947 and the organization committee asked French author Vladimir Pozner if he could seek his friend's permission to use the dove for the festival
Paul Eluard - He was a member of the Congress of Intellectuals for Peace in Wroclaw in 1948, which he persuaded Pablo Picasso to participate in.
During the Second World War, Picasso remained in Paris while the Germans occupied the city.
Jacques-Enguerrand Gourgue - During the decades of the 1950s and 1960s his style was greatly influenced by Pablo Picasso, in what is known as his "Spanish period
Giovanni Papini - According to "The Spectator", NATO allegedly encouraged Papini, in 1951, to publish a fake interview with Pablo Picasso, to dramatically undercut his pro-Communist image
Chateau Grimaldi (Antibes) - These are displayed at the Château in addition to the 3 works on paper, 60 etchings and 6 carpets by Pablo Picasso which the museum collected between 1952 and 2001
Louis Aragon - Thus, when his journal, "Les Lettres françaises", published a drawing by Pablo Picasso on the occasion of Stalin's death in March 1953, Aragon was forced to make excuses to his critics, who judged the drawing iconoclastic
In 1955 he helped make the film Le Mystère Picasso directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot.
Presence Africaine - In 1956, Alioune Diop and "Présence Africaine" organised the 1st International Congress of Black Writers and Artists in Paris, which included Aimé Césaire, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Jacques Rabemananjara, Cheikh Anta Diop, Richard Wright, Franz Fanon, and Jean Price-Mars, and for which Pablo Picasso designed a poster
John Chamberlain (sculptor) - His singular method of putting discarded automobile-body parts together led to his inclusion in the paradigmatic exhibition The Art of Assemblage, at the Museum of Modern Art in 1961, where his work was shown alongside modern masters such as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso.
Douglas Cooper (art historian) - In 1961, Cooper was found on a road outside Nîmes, heavily injured by stab wounds in the stomach; on his way to the post office in Nîmes to send an article about Picasso's birthday to a London newspaper, he had stopped at a notorious quarter and picked up a young Algerian Fellagha who had been interned in an open camp nearby
Philippe de Rothschild - In 1962 at Mouton the Rothschilds created the Museum of Wine in Art; here a priceless collection of art works covering three millennia of wine are on display, including original art by Pablo Picasso and rare glassware
The sculpture, one of the most recognizable landmarks in downtown Chicago, was unveiled in 1967.
M. F. Husain - M. F. Husain was a special invitee along with Pablo Picasso at the Sao Paulo Biennial in 1971
Pablo Picasso died on 8 April 1973 in Mougins, while he and his wife Jacqueline entertained friends for dinner.
In 1981, it was returned to Spain and was on exhibit at the Casón del Buen Retiro
Derek Hill (painter) - In 1981, he donated his County Donegal home, St. Columb's Rectory, near the village of Churchill , which he had owned since 1954, along with a considerable collection including work by Pablo Picasso, Edgar_Degas, Georges Braque, Graham Sutherland, Anna Ticho and Jack Butler Yeats to the Irish State
Picasso is a character in Steve Martin's 1993 play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
In the 1996 movie "Surviving Picasso", Picasso is portrayed by actor Anthony Hopkins
Jim Gary - During the same month, on January 24, 2006 the "Los Angeles Times" reported in an article, "Jim Gary, 66; Artist Who Created Playful Dinosaur Skeletons From Car Parts", that some critics compared Jim Gary's sculptures with Pablo Picasso's famous bull's head made from a bicycle seat and handlebars
Andrew Lloyd Webber - As of March 2010, Lloyd Webber decided to sell Portrait of Angel Fernández de Soto by Pablo Picasso art to benefit the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
British Museum - A 2011 donation of £1 million enabled the museum to acquire a complete set of Pablo Picasso's "Vollard Suite"
Antonia Gerstacker - Inspired by Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, Antonia created a Limited Edition original linocut series of hand printed woodblock prints of 25 titled "Roses in a vase" in February 2011
Paul McKenna - Paul McKenna hypnotised The One Show presenter Matt Baker to believe that he was Pablo Picasso during which time he created several impressionist pieces of art, which were shown on air while the footage was played back during Paul McKenna's appearance on 9 January 2013