Pablo Picasso painted one of his most celebrated and politically powerful pieces "Guernica" in response to the Nazi bombing of the Basque town of Guernica in April 1937. Aiding insurgents in the Spanish Civil War, German... More »

Pablo Picasso was originally inspired to paint by his father, who was an artist and drawing teacher. Later, Picasso was inspired by both known and unknown artists, including Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Paul Cezanne. More »

Pablo Picasso used common house paint for his artwork, according to LiveScience. Art historians had long thought that this was the case, but it wasn't until research was done at Argonne National Laboratory that they knew... More »

Pablo Picasso's most important contribution to the world of art was his co-founding of the Cubist movement. He also contributed significantly to the invention of collage, constructed sculpture and the plastic arts. More »

The Blue Period is used to describe Pablo Picasso's works during the first years of the 20th century. Although no exact dates are defined, the period is generally defined as 1901 to 1904, when Picasso's paintings feature... More »

Pablo Picasso studied at three different schools: the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona, the Royal Academy of San Fernando and La Llotja. Picasso, the co-creator of the cubism art style, was born in Malaga in 1881. He fir... More »

Pablo Picasso had two siblings, Dolores (nicknamed Lola) and Conception (nicknamed Conchita). Both of his sisters were younger than him. More »