Available Works: Picasso, Pablo
As the most prominent and influential artistic innovator of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso delights audiences all over the world. Born in Malaga, Spain in 1881, Picasso exhibited an uncanny knack for draftsmanship from a very young age, and moved to Paris in 1900 in order to be at the centre of the European avant-garde.
His development continued unstintingly through years of poverty in the city’s cheap Montparnasse district, before he found supporters in dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler and collector Gertrude Stein. Cubism, the geometric style of representing space which Picasso developed with colleague George Braque, was initially highly divisive, but it ultimately brought the Spaniard worldwide recognition.
From print, to pottery and even stray napkins, Picasso was prolific in a copious array of media. His imagery ranges from the stark and simplified, through the sensual and emotive, but is always underpinned by an instinctive appreciation for human anatomy. Picasso’s images constitute some of the most imaginative and surprising advances in artistic form ever seen, presenting entirely new perspectives on the rich diversity of human experience.