The Hidden Mystery Behind Pablo Picasso's Paintings

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter. He was born on 25th October in Malaga, Spain. He was one of the most popular artists of the 20th century. His father, Jose Ruiz Blasco was an art teacher. Pablo’s first art teacher was his father.  Jose Ruiz Blasco supported his family by teaching drawing at the local art school

Pablo Picasso was famous as a Spanish painter, sculpture, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre. He was the inventor of Cubism with Georges Braque. There are four periods of his artwork.

1. Blue period (1903-1905)

 2. Rose period (1905-1906)

  3. Negro period (from 1906)

     4. Cubism period (after 1907)

Pablo created more than 20000 paintings, drawings and sculptures in his living period. Picasso is also created by inventing constructed sculptures and co-inventing the collage art style. Pablo had a child named Paloma Picasso, Paulo Picasso, Maya Widmaier Picasso and more.

Picasso’s famous paintings


This painting is 135x725 cm in size and its title base on the first world war. It displayed the town of Guernica that had bomb attacked. It is a collage system painting on a canvas. It has used oil paint also. Guernica was the first painting of the collage technique. This is one of the best-known artwork. Picasso painted Guernica in his home in Paris Its response to the 26th April 1937. It has been done on a flat canvas. This painting brings worldwide attention to the Spanish civil war. So, it was soon becoming famous.   Now, this painting is in the museum of New York.  

Les demoiselles d’ Avignon

This is an oil painting on a canvas and the first paint of the cubism period. It shows the influence of African art on Picasso. When Picasso was 25 years, he did this paint. It opened a new method of art tradition. If we talk about the paint there are five naked ladies in this picture. The dress of this woman was Egyptian or southern Asian style. Pablo has used rose blue, ash and brown colour for this painting. This painting is widely considered to be seminal in the early development of both cubism and modern art. Now, this paint is in the museum of modern art in New York City.

The weeping woman

The weeping the woman is an oil painting on a canvas created in France in 1937. The painting depicts Dora Maar, Picasso’s mistress and muse. The focusing on the image was women crying. It is 60cm x 49cm in size and used blue and black mixed colours for women’s hair. The image depicting unspeakable sorrow and pain. Picasso created the weeping women during the Spanish civil war. Now, this painting is in Tate Modern in London. 

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