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Our Picasso Project February 2013
Picasso • Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881 • Picasso was married twice and had four children • Picasso is recognized all over the world
Famous Painting No. 1 Guernica is about the devastating effects of the Spanish civil war in 1937
Famous Painting No. 2 Gertrude Stein She posed 90 times for this painting • She was a friend of Picasso
Famous Paintings No. 3 The weeping woman was a silent protest against the Spanish civil war
Famous Painting No. 4 • The three musicians was painted in the summer of 1921
Facts • Picasso was inspired by African tribal masks. Picasso began his cubism art phase in 1907 • Several paintings by Picasso rank among the most expensive in the world • A Picasso painting named Garcon a la pipe was sold in 2004 for $104 million.
His Work • The total number of artworks he created was around 50, 000 • 1, 885 paintings • 1, 228 sculptures • 2, 880 ceramics • 12, 000 drawings & thousands of prints
After his death • Picasso died on the 8 th of April 1972 making him 91 years old • Picasso’s last words are said to have been “Drink to me and my health” • Picasso is still loved today for his paintings and through learning about him in schools Picasso will always be remembered.
Thanks Questions ? ? by Rebecca Keane Jane Hillary Chloe Molloy Emma Towey Sadbh Dunne