Marina Picasso born November 14, is the granddaughter of Pablo Picasso. She inherited a fifth of her grandfather's estate and has used much of the inheritance to fund humanitarian efforts for children in need. She has five children and lives in Geneva, Switzerland and Cannes, France. Her brother Pablito was born a year earlier on May 5, Marina's father Paolo worked odd jobs for Pablo Picasso such as a chauffeur , and did not spend a lot of time with his immediate family.
Blue Nude by Pablo Picasso review
Starting from , Picasso spent all his summers at the beach, first at Biarritz, then on the Cote d'Azur or in Dinard. These journeys inspired him to create a series of works on the theme of bathers. This painting was created in at Biarritz and the first one of the series. It has been a long tradition in art history for artists to depict the female nudity with the sea scene, extending from The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli to The Large Bathers of Paul Cezanne. This one, though, gives an idea of the healthy, active life of vacationers on sunny beaches, free of cumbersome clothing and cares.
The Controversy Behind Les Demoiselles d’Avignon by Pablo Picasso
In this painting a figure is shown sitting in a high-backed arm chair. It is an early example of cubism. Picasso brings different views of his subject together in the same picture. As a result, his seated figure appears fragmented and abstracted. Does this text contain inaccurate information or language that you feel we should improve or change?
By , Pablo Picasso was already the most famous artist in the world. Picasso had a wife, a son and a mistress. The wife, Russian ballet dancer Olga Khokhlova , aged 41, had given up dancing after an ankle injury to devote herself to home-making. Their son Paulo was 11 years old and already taller than his 5ft 3in father. From the outside, the Picassos looked like a happy, bourgeois family.