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SummaryPablo Picasso (born as Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso in Málaga, Spain, died in Mougins, France), he is also known as Pablo Picasso, was a famous Artist from Spain, who lived between October 25, 1881 and April 8, 1973. He became 91 years old.
BiographyPablo Picasso was a Spanish artist, considered one of the greatest artists in the 1900s. His full name was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Ruiz y Picasso Clito. Picasso was born in Malaga in Spain, and is best known as the founder (along with Georges Braque ) of cubism. He did, however, a diverse collection of art. His artistic career lasted almost 80 years, with great width in both styles such as the use of media. It is estimated that his total production involved more than 20,000 works. He received the Stalin Peace Prize in 1950 and Lenin Peace Prize in 1962.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 67 quotes who is written / told by Pablo, under the main topics: Art, Computers, Imagination, Money, Success.
Related authors: Arnold Newman, Martin Kippenberger, Georges Braque
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo_Picasso
Famous quotes by Pablo Picasso (67)
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is lie that makes us realise truth"
"You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer"
"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web"
"You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea"
"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"
"What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero"
"Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?"
"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"
"The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?"
"The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face"
"One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail"
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso"
"If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur"
"I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!"
"I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents"
"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it"
"He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law"
"God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things"
"Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar"
"Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima"
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up"
"Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create"
"Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs"
"Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it?"
"An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought"
"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up"
"What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist"
"We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it"
"We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand"
"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"
"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality"
"Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility"
"Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun"
"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"
"Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success"
"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not"
"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone"