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The Life and Artistic Impact of Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso was born in the early 1880s into a family with artistic roots. From this, he was able to draw much inspiration and opportunities to study in a well reputed art schools, which were located in Barcelona and Madrid. At the beginning, he did not have a definite direction in relation to his style; hence, experimented on a lot of techniques and forms. He joined a number of other young artists, authors and architects that took the direction of contemporary art in their work. The formative years of his career ended in 1901 (Fandel, & Picasso, 2006)....   [tags: guernica, pablo picasso, manach pere]
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Analysis of the art of Pablo Palazuelo - Geologic form un-earthed: "Seeing through" the art of Pablo Palazuelo "Science and art are two 'di-fferent' ways of getting to know the world, ways which-from a shared origin-evolved separately. [...] The two 'di-fferent' conceptions as well as the corresponding attitudes and activities reveal their reciprocal 'in/cidence' (the result of their common origin) when they are studied in depth and 'without pre/judice.'" --Pablo Palazuelo, (Vision-Time essay, Reina Sofía, 259) Today science and art reflect two different ways of knowing the world....   [tags: Art Artwork Pablo Palazuelo]
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History of Pablo Picasso and his Art - History of Pablo Picasso and his Art Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, generally considered the greatest artist of the 20th century. He was unique as an inventor of forms, as an innovator of styles and techniques, as a master of various media, and as one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20,000 works. Picasso's genius manifested itself early: at the age of 10 he made his first paintings, and at 15 he performed brilliantly on the entrance examinations to Barcelona's School of Fine Arts....   [tags: Pablo Picasso Artists Painters Sculptors Essays] 1416 words
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The Life and Art of Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso, although usually known as just Picasso. His full name though is actually: Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. His signature is worth more than some of his paintings. In fact in some restaurants he just drew a quick face and then signed it (when he was famous). He was one of the most well known people in the 20th century. He was born in 25th of October 1881 in Malaga, Spain, and then died on the 8th of April 1973 Mougins, France....   [tags: biography, art] 619 words
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Pablo Picasso: Innovation and Genius - ... Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century. During his artistic career, which lasted more than 75 years, he created thousands of works, not only paintings but also sculptures, prints, and ceramics, using all kinds of materials. He almost single-handedly created modern art. He changed art more profoundly than any other artist of this century because he was an inspiration. He was an artistic prodigy, When picasso was 14 he qualified for the test of the Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona in one day....   [tags: notorious Spanish painters, cubism]
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Pablo Picasso- A Biography - Pablo Picasso was one of the most recognized and popular artist of all time. In Pablo’s paintings and other works of art, he would paint what he was passionate about and you can see his emotions take control throughout his paintings and other works of art. Pablo Picasso works of art include not only paintings but also prints, bronze sculptures, drawings, and ceramics. Picasso was one of the inventors of cubism. ” Les Demoiselles d'Avignon” is one of Picasso famous paintings; this is also one of Pablo’s first pieces of cubism....   [tags: Artist, Biography, Paintings]
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The Sexuality of Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso is generally considered one of the best and most influential artists of the modernist era and perhaps of all time. His personal life was anything but stable, marked by a vast sex drive that caused him to have multiple wives and mistresses, constantly searching for new women as he lost interest with his former lovers. This womanizing aspect of his personality and the tumultuous times in his life resulting from it had a great effect on his art. A large number of his works have a sexual component to them, such as nudity, phallic and vaginal imagery, and depictions of sexual acts....   [tags: Biography]
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Sonnet XVII, by Pablo Neruda - Rhetorical Analysis of “Sonnet XVII” An analysis of Pablo Neruda’s “Sonnet XVII,” from the book 100 Love Sonnets: Cien sonetos de amor, reveals the emotions of the experience of eternal, unconditional love. Neruda portrays this in his words by using imagery and metaphors to describe love in relation to beauty and darkness. The poem also depicts the intimacy between two people. I believe the intent of the poem is to show that true love for another abolishes all logic, leaving one completely exposed, captivated, and ultimately isolated....   [tags: Poem Analysis, Rhetoric] 1177 words
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Igor Stravinsky and Pablo Picasso - Igor Stravinsky was born in Oranienbaum, Russia and lived from June 1882 to April 1971. His father was the leading bass singer at the Imperial Opera and his mother was a pianist. Although his parents wanted him to stray away from their path and study law, Stravinsky studied music at the University of St. Petersburg. His fame began in 1909 when Serge Diaghilev asked him to write a score for The Firebird for the Paris-based Ballet Russes. The next year he wrote the ballet, Petrushka. His next piece, The Rite of Spring, almost created a riot when first premiered, but a year later, when presented, it was considered to be a masterpiece....   [tags: The Rite of Spring, Cubism]
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Biography of Pablo Neruda - Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda was a poet who used his work to educate people on what life was really about, and that choice made him a controversial figure in South America. Like every author he did face criticism, but his wasn’t negative. He was a great political figure, and many people looked up to him for wisdom. BIOGRAPHY Nefali Ricardo Reyes Bausualto was born on July 12, 1904 in Parral, Chile. Less than a month after his birth, his mother Rosa lost her long battle with Tuberculosis and died....   [tags: south america, poems, stories, the fear]
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The Poet, The Diplomat, The Figure - Pablo Neruda - ... He started writing love poems in the 1920s. His poems express young, unhappy, passionate love. Neruda published the book "Twenty Love Poems" in 1924. An unhappy love story inspired him to write to enter love poetry. Many other poems were written under the theme of love. The poem "Don't Go Far Off" was one of his numerous love poems. In this poem, Neruda shows his love to his wife: "Don't go far off, not even for a day, because -- because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long and I will be waiting for you, as in an empty station when the trains are parked off somewhere else, asleep"....   [tags: peace, influence, spain] 902 words
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Pablo Picasso's Guernica - Pablo Picasso. A household name to many - be it good or bad. Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous and influential artists of the 20th century. He is best known, as pablopicasso.org states, “for co-founding the cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work.” This was an odd progression considering the fact that most of his younger years were spent painting in a mostly realistic style. This all began to change around the 12th century, when Picasso began to push the limits of his creativity and the mediums he experimented with....   [tags: Art Analysis ]
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A Deceptive Colombian "Hero": Pablo Escobar - Around the time of 1978, a business was developing that would soon be wealthy enough to profit up to 60 million a month (Kelley). Despite its wealth, the Medellin Cartel was not exactly a legal enterprise. It devoted infinite amounts of time, money, and manpower to produce, sell, and distribute drugs throughout vast areas. At the head was Pablo Escobar, who was admired by many inside and outside of the cartel. Countless people were involved in his business, both voluntarily and involuntarily (Kelley)....   [tags: colombia, trafficking drugs, medellin cartel]
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Pablo Picasso's Guernica - Throughout history, art has been one of the major ways humans use to express their feelings and mood. This is because art is a calm and subjective way of interrupting the world. Although very few artists have explained their pieces of art, it is up to the viewer to interpret the work. Art has been used as a way to ridicule, idolize, and depict the image of people throughout history. An artist whose ties to Spain are prevalent in most of his work is Pablo Picasso. Most of his paintings depict a bull; an iconic image of Spain....   [tags: notorious paintings]
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Guernica a Paint by Pablo Ruiz Picasso - Picasso: Guernica “ I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” These are the words of the wise Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, a famous and talented artist in the 19th and 20th century. Many have crowned him the most influential artist of his time. Many of his works including Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Ma Jolie, and Girl Before a Mirror have set the tone for many artists to follow after. However, Guernica was one of his most famous of his pieces, painting a nearly perfect emotional picture of what was happening during these times of despair....   [tags: biography, suffering people and animals] 1482 words
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Cubism by Pablo Picasso and George Braques - ... As stated by Beth Gersh-Nesic , These fragments of newspaper, playing cards and cigarette packs could either be the actual real thing or even painted interacted on the 2D canvas as the artists tried to achieve a total interpenetration of life and art. In doing so Braque and Picasso comment and respond to the dislocations of industrial modernism and mass consumerism by using mass produced items such as cigarette packets to create art works, in this way they are being ironic and mocking our society whilst challenging them at the same time....   [tags: modern art, sawdust , newspaper and coloured paper] 1061 words
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The Hardships through the Life of Pablo Picasso - ... They seem like a jail cell holding the man captive. He cannot escape the dark colors that surround him just like he cannot escape the harsh world. The sky looks endless like there is no tomorrow coming. It also seems like there has never been a sun to warm the lands in this painting. Picasso mixed the colors well but also made them defined at the same time. Not many painters could find the balance between different shades of colors. The light blue on the man’s skin gives a cold chilling feeling to the painting....   [tags: depression, poverty, painting] 708 words
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The Work and Life of Pablo Picasso - The Work and Life of Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso started working at art when he was very young. He made hi debut as an artist in 1893, at the age of only 12 with his father Guidance. Picasso even drew before he could even walk. He had got in to the advanced classes at the royal academy of art when he was only 14 years of age, and his painting career was so long that he was actually still painting pictures at the ripe old age of 91. Pablo Picasso was born on the 25th October 1881 and died on the 8th April 1973....   [tags: Papers] 505 words
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The Life and Styles of Pablo Picasso - Now is the time in this period of changes and revolution to use a revolutionary manner of painting and not to paint like before. - Pablo Picasso, 1935. (Barnes) Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous and well-documented artists of the twentieth century. Picasso, unlike most painters, is even more special because he did not confine himself to canvas, but also produced sculpture, poetry, and ceramics in profusion. Although much is known about this genius, there is still a lust after more knowledge concerning Picasso, his life and the creative forces that motivated him....   [tags: Artist Painter Art Picasso Biography Essays]
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Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria - ... Those who would not cooperate, Escobar would threaten to kill them and often place a hit on their family as well. This tactic later came to be known as ‘Plata or Plomo’ which translate to money or lead. Pablo Escobar did not care for anyone who stood in way. Presidential Candidates, Supreme Court Justices, journalist, magistrates and even policemen were all assassinated at the order of his command. In 1985, Escobar was running for president along side popular candidate Luis Carlos Galan who promised the country of Colombia to bring an end to the war on drugs....   [tags: drug industry cartel, crimes] 955 words
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Pablo Picasso's Head of a Woman - While visiting the Norton Museum, there were two works of art that were very interesting. The first work of art is a sculpture by Pablo Picasso called, Head of a Woman (Fernande). It was made in 1909 when he was in Paris. When he made this sculpture he was in the cubism period. Picasso sculpted this sculpture of bronze. While looking at this sculpture it is transformed every time you move your own head, walk around it, and bend closer. It just has a way of changing shape. While looking at it, it first appeared to me as a man or some kind of creature....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Pablo Picasso and Cubic Art - Hindu believes women are creator, caretaker, destroyer and a lover. Such beliefs are common in both eastern culture and western tradition that can be seen represented in different canvases of many famous artists. From renaissance Michelangelo Angelo to abstract Pablo Picasso, artists have always painted women in different circles of life explaining different paradox of emotional feelings, spiritual beliefs, and physical representations. Explaining such themes in balanced form and in limited canvases was not possible without abstract thinking and imaginative hard work....   [tags: Visual Arts]
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Pablo Picassos Bequest of Gertrude - Pablo Picassos Bequest of Gertrude Pablo Picasso was a very famous artist in his time. I have always found his work very interesting and unique. He has a style all his own and, I believe that this was what made him so famous and at the same time controversial. The painting I have chosen is called “Gertrude”. Pablo Picasso was born in Spain to Jose Ruiz and Maria Picasso. He later adopted his mother’s more distinguished maiden name Picasso. Picasso was a child prodigy who was recognized as such by his art-teacher father who ably led him along....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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An Analysis of Pablo Neruda’s The United Fruit Co. - Pablo Neruda is from Chile and gives a voice to Latin America in his poetry (Bleiker 1129). “The United Fruit Co.,” the poem by Pablo Neruda that will be analyzed in this essay, is enriched with symbolism, metaphors, and allusions. These allusions have great emphasis to the Christian religion, but some allusions are used to evoke negative emotions towards the United States (Fernandez 1; Hawkins 42). Personification and imagery along with onomatopoeia and metonymy are also found in “The United Fruit Co.” Neruda’s use of these literary devices makes his messages of imperialism, Marxism, and consumerism understandable (Fernandez 4)....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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I Like For You To Be Still by Pablo Neruda - In the poem “I like for you to be still”, Pablo Neruda expressed his unreachable heart calling to his loved one. He described his love towards his loved one without saying a word, understanding her feelings from her silence, and act accordingly to make her fell that he cares about here. True feelings of love remain same even though there is no response comes from the other side. Selfless act just to get a single word out of her mouth or a little smile on her face which makes him feel happy, and this poem is about that passionate love....   [tags: Poetic Analysis, Poet. Literary Analysis]
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Guernica by Pablo Picasso - Guernica by Pablo Picasso      In 1937, Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, oil on canvas. The Republican Spanish government commissioned the mural for the 1937 World Fair in Paris. Guernica is a large mural, twenty-six feet wide and eleven feet tall, and was placed at the entrance to Spain’s pavilion. Picasso did not do any work after receiving the commission until reading of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica, in Spain. It was that attack, perpetrated by the German Luftwaffe, that inspired him....   [tags: Guernica Picasso Painting Essays]
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Goodman's Story Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso This is a story about hero worship by Ellen Goodman. Her hero is Pablo Picasso and his great many works. He created over 13,000 paintings in his life time, just to name a few of his accomplishments. This is an impressive feet. In this essay Ellen talks about her hero as well as heroes and their portrayal in the world today. She doses not try to be humorous or put Picasso on a pedestal. She lets the reader know that she admires the man greatly but wants to be truthful about him. She compares him to other great people in the world that are admired and looked upon as heroes....   [tags: Ellen Goodman] 1002 words
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Pablo Escobar - Pablo Escobar had a great impact on drug trade to the U.S. in the 1980s. How he got into cocaine, how he smuggled, it shows and how he was brought down. Pablo Escobar was born January 12, 1949. After being kicked out of school , he began his career as a thief in streets of Medellin Colombia. Its rumored that Escobar got his start by stealing tomb stones from local cemeteries, then sand blasting them and re-selling them to Panama. Pablo then started on the drug scene by smoking Colombia’s highly potent pot....   [tags: essays research papers] 596 words
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Diego Jose Santiago Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Crispin Cripiano de los Remedios Cipriano de Santisima Trinidad Ruiz Blasco y Picasso Lopez, or more commonly known as Pablo Picasso, the twenteith century's most famous artist. He created more than twenty thousand paintings. Of his most famous artworks are " Guernica", Les Demoiselles d' Avignon", and his many, many cubist style paintings that he created. At the age of twenty, he began to sign his paintings with just his mother's maiden name of Picasso....   [tags: essays research papers] 507 words
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Pablo Escobar - Pablo Escobar The paper traces Escobar's life from humble peasant beginnings to powerful cocaine drug dealer and kingpin. The paper discusses the sound financial decisions Escobar made as well as the way he invested in legitimate projects using the funds he gained illegally. The paper explores the influence Escobar had and the way he worked, ultimately unsuccessfully, to establish a no-extradition clause into the Colombian constitution. Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was born on December 1 1949 and died on December 2, 1993....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio] 1613 words
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Pablo Picasso - Every artist has his or her own style of painting. Each painting tells some sort of story or has some type of personal meaning to the artist. One of the most important figures in modern art is Pablo Picasso. Not only was Pablo Picasso a genius in the field of abstract art, but he also experimented with sculpting and ceramics. Pablo Picasso has taken the world to many places with his unique style of work which is why I believe he is considered to be a genius of the 20th century. Background Pablo Picasso, born Pablo Ruiz, was destined to become an artist at a very young age....   [tags: Painter Artist Picasso]
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso Some say he was superstitious, sarcastic, awful towards his children, and horrible to women. He could very well have been all those things, but one thing I know Pablo Picasso was a great artist. He is one of the fathers of cubism, he had an audience of at least tens of millions. No other painter or sculptor before him had the fame that Picasso had. In the year 1881 a son was born to Don Jose Ruiz Blasco and Maria Picasso on the southern coast of Spain in a town called Málaga....   [tags: Essays Papers] 683 words
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Pablo Neruda - Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda, a quien llamamos en el escalafón consular de Chile Ricardo Reyes, nos nació en la tierra de Parral, a medio llano central en el año 1904, al que siempre contaremos como de natividades verídicas. La ciudad de Temuco lo tiene por suyo y alega el derecho de haberle dado las infancias que "imprimen carácter" en la crianza poética. Estudió letras en nuestro Instituto Pedagógico de Santiago y no se convención de la vocación docente, común en los chilenos. Algún ministro que apenas sospechaba la cosa óptima que hacía, lo mandó en misión consular al Oriente a los veintitrés años, poniendo mucha confianza en esta brava mocedad....   [tags: Poetry Poet Poems] 3919 words
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain, son of an artist, Jose Ruiz, and Maria Picasso. Rather than adopt the common name Ruiz, the young Picasso took the rarer name of his mother. An artistic prodigy, Picasso, at the age of 14, completed the one-month qualifying examination of the Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona in one day. From there he went to the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid, returning in 1900 to Barcelona. The years of 1901 to 1904 were known as the "blue period" because of the blue tonality of Picasso's paintings....   [tags: Essays Papers] 431 words
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Pablo Picasso2 - Pablo Picasso2 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is considered to be the greatest artist of the 20th century. In his prolific career, which spanned 78 years, he created more than 20,000 works of art including paintings, lithographs, etchings, and sculpture. In 1947, for example, he created 2,000 pieces of ceramics and in 1968, in a seven-month period, he returned to some of his earlier themes such as circuses, and bullfights to create 347 etchings. His work encompassed many styles -- from realism to cubism and surrealism -- making it impossible to categorize into a single movement....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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pablo picasso - Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso was considered the greatest artist of the 20th century because of his unique styles and techniques. Pablo Ruiz y Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain on October 25, 1881 to a professor of art named Jose Ruiz Blanco and his wife Maria Picasso Lopez. Because of his fathers’ occupation, Picasso’s talent was quickly noticed and appreciated. Don Jose, an art teacher, moved Picasso and his family to La Coruna and then to Barcelona where he was Picasso’s instructor at the fine arts academy....   [tags: essays research papers] 1288 words
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso "Yet Cubism and Modern art weren't either scientific or intellectual; they were visual and came from the eye and mind of one of the greatest geniuses in art history. Pablo Picasso, born in Spain, was a child prodigy who was recognized as such by his art-teacher father who ably led him along. The small Museo de Picasso in Barcelona is devoted primarily to his early works, which include strikingly realistic renderings of casts of ancient sculpture. "He was a rebel from the start and, as a teenager, began to frequent the Barcelona cafes where intellectuals gathered....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1685 words
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso A Brief Biography Pablo Ruiz Y Picasso was the most famous artist of the 20th century. He was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. Picasso showed great talent at an early age. He loved to paint pictures of city life and was fascinated by the circus. He also enjoyed painting pictures of the day-to-day life of poor people in his neighbourhood and was also very poor himself. His father, Jose Ruiz Blasco, was a Castilian art teacher in Malaga and his mother, Maria Picasso, was an Andalusian of Majorcan origin....   [tags: essays research papers] 3000 words
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso was born in 1881. His father was a respected art teacher. Many think his father’s being an art teacher had a major influence on Picasso’s artistic interest. It didn’t take long for Picasso to get accepted into the Academy at Barcelona, for he was only fourteen. Picasso was a fast learner and found school to be boring. Barcelona was where Picasso painted his first work, “Girl with Bare Feet”. After being at Barcelona for two years he transferred to obtain better schooling. Three years later Picasso won a gold metal for his work, “Customs of Aragon”....   [tags: essays research papers] 684 words
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Pablo Neruda - "The ‘Fickle’ One". On his birthday in July of 1954, Pablo Neruda confessed to the University of Chile that "it is worthwhile to have struggled and sung, it is worthwhile to have lived because I have loved" (Neruda 331). In nearly all of his works, Neruda attests to the simplicity, valor, and importance of love, whether for country, "common things," or another human being. Throughout South America, he was known as "un poeta del pueblo," a poet of the people, and his talent for composing such passionate verses propelled him to Nobel Laureate status....   [tags: Poet Poetry]
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Pablo Ruiz Picasso - Pablo Ruiz Picasso Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga in 1881. Pablo was the son of a respected art teacher, and due to his father’s influence, young Pablo entered the Academy at Barcelona at age 14. This was where he painted his first great work, “Girl with Bare Feet”. After two years of schooling, Picasso transferred for even for advanced tutelage. This did not hold Picasso’s interest, so instead he spent much of his time in cafes and in brothels. Three years later, Picasso won a gold medal for his work, “Customs of Aragon”....   [tags: Art History Artisits] 645 words
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Pablo Picasso's Gruernica - In 1937, Pablo Picasso depicts an epic event in history in his "Guernica" using visual symbolism, line, space, light and color which advocates to the observer the truth behind the subject matter of the artwork itself. The line used leads to specific images to tell the story; the space throughout the work is filled with many jagged and sharp shapes with an odd use of positive and negative space. The light and color illuminate the actual scene. Knowing and understanding how the artist uses these three fundamental tools will guide us to the meaning and logic of the artwork....   [tags: Art Painting Analysis Picasso] 929 words
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Pablo Casals: Internationally Renowned Cellist - Pablo Casals: Internationally Renowned Cellist Pablo Casals (sometimes called his original name Pau Carlos Salvidor Defillo De Casals) was one of, if not, the greatest cellists in history. Casals is easily recognized as one of the master soloists of classical music and he has many accomplishments in his many years as a public figure that have made him internationally renowned. Casals was born in Vendrell, Spain on December 29, 1876. He received his very first music lessons from his father (a music teacher), on the violin....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays] 583 words
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Colombia and the Raise of Cocaine - ... During 1996 it was believed that the Cartel was grossing 7 billion dollars in annual revenue just from the United States. With all the money the Cartel was making they got into the laundering business and they had Gilberto as the chairman of the Board of the Banco de Trabajadores. Gilberto had opened a pharmaceutical company with an estimated worth at 216 million dollars. The Cali Cartel had reaches as far as Russia when laundered cocaine cash was found. The Cartel was linked too much violence within the United States, Columbian political figures and as well as NARCO Terrorism groups....   [tags: cali cartel, pablo escobar]
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Six Degrees Of Enlightenment - Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga, Spain on Oct. 25, 1881 and died in Mougins, France on Apr. 8, 1973. Picasso was a painter, sculptor, print-maker, ceramicist, and stage designer. Pablo Picasso and Georges Barque co-founded Cubism together. Picasso’s two famous paintings were Guernica and Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. He was even considered to be one of the greatest and influential artists of the 20th century.("Pablo Picasso." 2011. Biography.com. 30 May 2011, 06:10 http://www.biography.com/articles/Pablo-Picasso-9440021.) Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania on Feb....   [tags: Artists, Pablo Picasso] 948 words
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Woman in the Studio - ... In this work, the colors and shapes come together to form the depiction of a woman in a chair gazing out at the landscape beyond a window. This subject matter relates to Picasso’s infamous relationship with women and may serve as a depiction of one of the many women he was linked with. The painting depicts the woman with a dual omniscient and introspective vision. Picasso develops this dichotomy through the depiction of a wayward eye gazing out the window and a larger ubiquitous eye glaring directly at the viewers....   [tags: paragon of Pablo Picasso's work] 725 words
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La vida y el trabajo de Pablo Picasso - ... Picasso escribió a un amigo durante este tiempo para decir "Ellos sólo tiene que ir y seguir sobre lo mismo de siempre: Velázquez de pintura, Miguel Ángel para la escultura." (Picasso Biography A) La relación entre Picasso y sus padres se volvió tensa después de que él se retiró de la escuela. Su madre y su padre no entendían y estaban decepcionados con Picasso. Después de salir de la escuela Picasso se trasladó de nuevo a Barcelona. Mientras que en Barcelona, Picasso fue influenciado por la ciudad a su alrededor, incluyendo la obra de Antoni Gaudí, un arquitecto español....   [tags: bellas artes, época azul]
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A Comparison of The Waste Land and Pablo Picasso's Guernica - A Comparison of The Waste Land and Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" The similarities are striking. This is probably due, in no small part, to the inspiration for both works. Picasso and Eliot shared a common inspiration for their masterpieces the atrocities of war. Guernica was a response by Picasso to the German Luftwaffe's bombing of the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. During this 1937 attack hundreds of civilians were killed. T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land is similar to Guernica in this way....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 794 words
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The Self-Portraits of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso - The Self-Portraits of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso It is no wonder that Picasso, with his revolutionary style of painting, would be attracted to Gertrude Stein’s crowded Rue de Fleurus apartment on Saturday evenings for intellectual discussions on art and literature. From the barefoot dances and improvisational plays of Max Jacob to the comments of critics and would-be art patrons like Maurice Raynal and André Salmon, this salon was an assortment of artists, bohemians, professionals, and foreigners (Myers 18; Olivier 139)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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