Pablo Picasso, fully Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso

Pablo
Picasso, fully Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso
1881
1973

Spanish Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker, Ceramicist and Stage Designer who co-founded the Cubist Movement, the invention of Constructed Sculpture and the co-invention of Collage

Author Quotes

The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.

The more technique you have the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is the less there is.

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

That inspiration comes does not depend on me. The only thing I can do is make sure it catches me working.

People want to find a meaning in everything and everyone. That's the disease of our age.

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Painting is stronger than me; it makes me do its bidding.

Painting is not made to decorate apartments. It's an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone

Of being modern… I want to be eternal.

Love is the greatest refreshment in life

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.

I'm not a developer, I am.

I'm always doing things I cannot do, that's how achieving them.

If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.

If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness!

If I don't have red, I use blue.

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.

I do not seek. I find.

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.

He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.

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First Name
Pablo
Last Name
Picasso, fully Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso
Birth Date
1881
Death Date
1973
Bio

Spanish Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker, Ceramicist and Stage Designer who co-founded the Cubist Movement, the invention of Constructed Sculpture and the co-invention of Collage