Analysis Of Pablo Picasso's 'Les Demoiselles D' Avignon

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Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in the whole world and was born in Spain 1881 and died at the age of 91 in France. Picasso has some characteristic styles he uses in his works, such as bright colours to form contrast and the memorable style of 'disformed ' faces, where the face 's structure is capricious and unnatural. Moreover, symmetry is not a word to describe Picasso 's paintings with. There is one painting by Picasso, that created an art revolution or new movement much more modern. The painting that started this change is called Les Demoiselles d 'Avignon, however this was not the original title given by Picasso, but by the purchaser of the painting.

Immediate reactions of art connoisseurs, when seeing the composition, can be summarized in a few words: aggression, ugly, hideous and so on. The colours are fighting each other, in conflict, creating contrast that is not
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By doing this, there was not a real story telling anymore, turning the painting into modern art. The final composition was transferred onto a huge canvas. Since they are made life-sized it is much more clear what the figures are inspired from. Picasso always refused telling his sources, but the police found out. Though he had not stolen Iberian figures from Le Louvre himself, he was aware of the wrong he had done. Fortunately, he escaped any charges, while the man who had stolen the figures received a brief jail-time. These Iberian figures are very primitive and crude. The features of the sculptures large ears, bulging eyes and striking nose are all to be seen in Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. Picasso still thought the painting was not shocking enough, so inspired by tribal art in the form of masks Picasso continued painting. Like two dots, a triangle and a slith can resemble or symbolize as eyes, a nose and mouth, Picasso could deviate from the realistic and naturalistic forms of
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