A Short Biography of Pablo Picasso


By author: Applewood Books
Number of pages: 32
Dimension: 4.25 x 6.75 Inches (US)
Original publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-1-944038-17-5
Rating:

Hardback
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $9.95 Qty: 
-Pablo Picasso was the most dominant and influential artist of the first half of the twentieth century. -Picasso pioneered Cubism, contributed to Symbolism and Surrealism, and worked in many mediums. -Picasso's personal life was colorful, dramatic, and bohemian. He continued to work until his death at the age of 91. -Picasso remains hugely popular and celebrated today, admired for his revolutionary work and ability to endlessly reinvent himself. -In 2015, Picasso's painting 'Les Femmes D'Alger" sold at auction for $170 million. -The Short Biographies series offers beautiful little hardcover books at an attractive price point. The concise life stories are accessible to sophisticated young adults as well as adults.
Perhaps the greatest and most influential artist of the 20th century is Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), who created in many mediums: painting, sculpting, printmaking, ceramics, stage design, poetry, and writing. Born in Spain, Picasso lived most of his adult life in France. He was a pioneering and revolutionary artist, who was the co-founder of Cubism, the inventor of constructed sculpture, and the co-inventor of collage. Remarkably talented and prolific throughout his life, Picasso remains one of the most famous and beloved figures of 20th century art. Among his many iconic works are Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, The Old Guitarist, and Guernica.

The Short Biographies series from Applewood's Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.
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