Pablo Picasso Essay

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Moe Messavussu Chicago State University Art 2013: Modern Art Instructor: Dr. Kang Paper Assignment: Write a 10-12 page paper (type-written, double spaced, including footnotes and a page of bibliography) on one of the significant artists of the 19th and 20th century. The paper should focus on the contribution the artist made in the development of art. It should address these items: 1. A brief biographical background on the artist. 2. Explain how his/her art arrived at maturity-relate his/her training, aesthetic influences derived from school, past or contemporary sources and ideas attained from individuals or environment. 3. Discuss the development of his/her style, expanding on its unique characteristics, using detailed analysis of at least five examples of the artist. 4. Conclude by summarizing the significance of his/her art and its contribution to the art of the time. Pablo Picasso: A Genius of our time The most popular artist’s name in the word, similarly to the name Jesus Christ in religion, or Robert Einstein in Physics, is probably Pablo Picasso! We all understood that this legendary artist, native of Spain who passed almost his entire life in France, accomplished one of the astounding arts works collection on earth. This paper will state how from one of the earliest surviving drawings by Pablo Picasso called “Hercules with His Club” “that he copied from a painting in the parental home” to perhaps his most famous painting namely “Guernica”, or “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” “ painted and completed in France in the summer of 1907”, Picasso whom full name is “Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruiz y Picasso”, this artist dominated and had the most influence on art in the twentieth century. As the saying goes, “life is going on, Art

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