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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

The Spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor is best known for co-founding the Cubist art movement and was educated at Spain’s foremost art school.

Famous Facts

  • Guernica (1937), a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War, is among his most famous works
  • Picasso was actually baptized Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad, in honour of Catholic saints. In addition, the family names of his father and mother Ruiz and Picasso were added
  • Born Pablo Ruiz Picasso on 25th October 1881 in Malaga, Spain
Died on 8th April 1973 in Mougins, France

“Art is the lie that enables us to realise the truth”

Pablo Picasso