Pablo Picasso's 'Les Demoiselles D' Avignon

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Pablo Picasso is born in Malaga on October 25, 1881 the son of the painter and drawing teacher José Ruiz Blasco. He attends the Art Academy La Lonja in Barcelona in 1895, where his father also teaches. Picasso studies at the Madrid Academy in 1897. He travels to Paris in 1900, where he has his first one-man show with Ambroise Vollard. Picasso 's early work begins with the melancholic pictures of the "Blue Period". The cheerful "Rose Period" follows from 1905 to 1907, a period in which his circus paintings were made. The painting "Les Demoiselles d 'Avignon" marks the beginning of Cubism in 1907, which Pablo Picasso develops together with Georges Braque and that can be separated into two categories, the "analytical Cubism" and the "synthetic Cubism".…show more content…
Picasso gets to know Fernande Olivier in 1904. His women also play a big role for his artistic oeuvre, they are his lovers, his models and his muses. Their facial features appear in many of his works. Fernande is followed by the dancer Olga Koklowa, whom he meets while working on designs for Sergej Diaghilew 's "Ballets Russes". Around 1917 Picasso was also working as costume andstage designer for Jean Cocteau 's ballet "Parade". Pablo Picasso 's works after 1918 can not be clearly categorized in terms of stylistic terminology, it contains objective-realistic, classicist, symbolistic, surreal and also abstracts elements. The artist takes on what is already there, familiarizes himself with it and breaks new grounds in terms of composition, finding inspiration in his own reality and motifs that
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