Pablo Picasso was an artist who became famous for his use of cubism and his modern approach to painting. Picasso's career spanned more than 70 years.
Picasso was a Spanish-born artist who had more of an impact on art than any artist before him. His art was considered to be far ahead of its time because with his use of cubism he brought new dimensions and angles to his work.
His first piece, titled "Les Demoiselles D'Avingos," introduced cubism to the world. It was a piece consisting of five women with distorted faces and bodies and was painted in a way to make it seem as if the women's heads were on backwards. It remains one of Picasso's most iconic pieces.