Pablo Picasso Thesis Draft.docx - Pablo Picasso\u2019s Muses His Art By Carlos Baudet Art Society 203 SUNY Canton Professor Drowne Pablo Picasso was born

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Pablo Picasso’s Muses & His ArtBy Carlos BaudetArt & Society 203SUNY CantonProfessor Drowne
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Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, an Andalusian city in Spain. He was the son of Don Jose Ruiz y Blasco and Maria Picasso y Lopez. Picasso is one of the greatest artists of modern art because he contributed so many works to modern painting. He is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of the constructed sculpture, and the co-founding of the collage (ArtHistory.net). Picasso has been described as an infant prodigy, producing art work at an early age much like Mozart’s early experience of writing music.Picasso’s career spanned more than 7 decades up until his death at the age of 91 in 1973.In addition to being known as one the greatest artists that ever lived, Picasso also garnered a reputation of being a womanizer. Many of his love interests are depicted in his work, which is how Picasso, the womanizer, proved his love for women showcased through his work.Picasso devoted extraordinary amounts of energy to his artwork only to match that energy into the time he put into pursuing women. It is rumored, although not confirmed, that Picasso had hundreds of lovers in his life. However, only a handful left a lasting impression which is seen in his artwork. The first of many to capture Picasso’s heart was Fernande Olivier. Olivier was a well-known artist’s model in Paris who was responsible for ending Picasso’s Blue period and influencing his Rose period (Masterworksfineart). Picasso made the transition from using somber tones to more cheery tones and lighter palettes. Her influence is shown in Picasso’s portrait of Olivier titled ‘Lady with a Fan’ (1905). This artwork shows Picasso’s warm-hearted feelings towards his relationship with Olivier by his use of light and warm colors and thegentle strokes he used. The general feeling of optimism and warmth is continued in the Rose period. Towards the end of their relationship, Picasso was consumed with jealousy and anger towards Olivier and refused that she model for any other artists. Picasso depicted his feelings towards Olivier in the piece ‘Portrait of Fernade Olivier’ (1909). His use of darker palettes and
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