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Pablo Picasso , known as one of the most influential artists of the

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twentieth century . I shall explore the evolution of a young Pablo Ruiz

Picasso to the experienced genius that had shaped the way we see art

today . From his Blue and Rose periods through the birth of Cubism ,

to the struggles of the experimental thirties . As we go to the death of a

proud father .

Picasso was born in Malaga on the 25th of October 1881 . The only

children of the family were Pablo and his younger sister . As you know

Spaniards take the name of one’s father and of one’s mother . The name

Ruiz was his father’s . His mother’s was Picasso . His birth name is Pablo

Ruiz Picasso . Since its such a long name its a pain to sign so he shortened it .

On Pablo’s earlier canvases he signed Pablo Ruiz but later changed his name

to who we know of now , Pablo Picasso . Picasso is of Italian origin and the

Picasso were silversmiths . Physically Pablo resembles his mother , small and

robust with a vigorous body , dark-skinned , straight not very fine black hair .

Picasso used to always say that his father was like an English-man . His

father , Jose Ruiz Blasco was tall and had reddish hair and an English way of

carrying himself .

As a child Picasso was making drawings , not the drawings of a child

would have but one a painter would have painted . When he was fifteen years

old he would make oil portraits of his younger sister . He painted like a born

painter . Then at age nineteen Picasso was off to Paris . Two months later he

went back to Barcelona sold some paintings . Picasso settled in Madrid and

starts the magazine “ Arte Joven “ with the writer Francisco de Assis Saler.

Soon after Picasso goes back to Barcelona and then back to Paris again .

Picasso had friends but none of where painters , no they were all writers .

In 1902 Picasso returned to Spain and painting in his Blue period .

Being in away from Spain for a while he forgot how colorless it is . The

colors of Spain are white , black , silver and gold yet it was still beautiful .

Span in a sense is not like other southern countries ,

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