Pablo Picasso

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Home of the Week: Pablo Picasso Once Used This Spectacular French Villa as a Studio. It Just Listed for $27 Million.

Click here to read the full article. There are many fabled South of France villas with storied histories featuring glamorous guests (just take a look at the most recent installment of Downton Abbey). But few can compete with the history of La Vigie—which has recently come to market for $27 million. The property—which is set close to Cap D’Antibes—was originally completed in 1912 and offers an enviable location directly facing the azure Mediterranean. First built for a wealthy local family, the property was sold in 1926 to the American mogul Frank Gould whose French socialite wife, Florence Lacaze, filled it...
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Steve Jobs and Pablo Picasso on Writing And Business

An ad from Elevate, a brain training app, recently popped into my Twitter feed. The ad showed a tear sheet with a sentence reading: “Remove unnecessary words that you don’t need in sentences.” Four of the words were stricken through, sending a clear visual message about an even more powerful verbal message: Less is More or, to observe the axiom still further, Be concise.
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Spanish officials seize Pablo Picasso drawing in alleged smuggling attempt

July 19 (UPI) -- Authorities in Spain said they seized a sketch attributed to Pablo Picasso after a traveler attempted to smuggle it into the country from Switzerland. Customs officials found the drawing, Trois Personnages (Three Characters), in the luggage of a passenger who failed to declare it, according to a joint news release issued Monday by Spain's Tax Agency and Civil Guard. The passenger was traveling from Zurich, Switzerland, to Ibiza, Spain, in July.

Why is Pablo Picasso so famous? A look at the 20th century's most influential painter

Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential painters and sculptors of the 20th century, known for his artistic versatility and extraordinary talent. Picasso, who lived to 91, was famous for switching his artistic techniques and styles throughout his life. His critical acclaim in the modern art scene gained him a mass following the likes of which the world had not previously seen.
The Guardian

Found: the ‘how to draw’ books Pablo Picasso created for his daughter

They are the ultimate “how to draw” books for a young child, created by a doting dad who just happened to be one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. The granddaughter of Pablo Picasso has discovered an extraordinary collection of sketchbooks used by the artist to teach his eldest daughter to draw and colour.

Pablo Picasso was not a lone genius creator – he was at the centre of several creative hubs, and changed the course of western art

Review: Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition 2022: The Picasso Century, NGV International. The Picasso Century exhibition presents Picasso as we have never seen him before. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is not presented as the lone genius creator – a mythology promoted by the artist himself – but as being at the centre...

Step into the Cubist paintings of Pablo Picasso at Pullman Yards

Have you ever gazed at a masterpiece at the art museum and wished you could step into its world? Now you can journey through more than 200 works by Pablo Picasso in a new immersive experience at Pullman Yards. The exhibition “Imagine Picasso” will be on view through June 19. Annabelle Mauger, the exhibition director, joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes via Zoom to talk about what art lovers can expect when they move through the experience.
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Pablo Picasso, Albert Einstein to grace Colorado Mountain College

Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein walk into a bar …. This fortuitous run-in of geniuses begins “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” an absurdist comedy created by screenwriter, actor and comedian Steve Martin. From April 8-24, the Sopris Theatre Company is slated to show multiple showings of this off-Broadway...

Experience the life and work of Pablo Picasso

Imagine Picasso: The Immersive Exhibition is now welcoming visitors at the Pullman Yards in Atlanta. The exhibit provides one of the most unique art experiences across the U.S. and gives an in-depth look into the life, personality and artwork of one of the biggest names in the art world: Pablo Picasso.
Lockhaven Express

Pablo Picasso

Artist Pablo Picasso leaves the museum in Antibes in the French Riviera, Feb. 23, 1957, after being made an honorary citizen of the town. Picasso made Antibes his home for several years.