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Picasso, Pablo

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Pronunciation: /pɪˈkasəʊ
 
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Definition of Picasso, Pablo in English:

( 1881–1973), Spanish painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, resident in France from 1904.

Picasso’s prolific inventiveness and technical versatility made him the dominant figure in avant-garde art in the first half of the 20th century. Following his Blue Period (1901-4) and Rose Period (1905-6), Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) signalled his development of cubism (1908–14). In the 1920s and 1930s he adopted a neoclassical figurative style and produced semi-surrealist paintings using increasingly violent imagery, notably The Three Dancers (1935) and Guernica (1937)

Derivatives

Picassoesque

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adjective
Example sentences
  • Lost in the Woods displays Picassoesque looping segmentations of space that morph into female faces peering in many directions.
  • Their works were emblazoned by the ‘devil in the flesh’, expressed through a Picassoesque and brutally expressionist fragmentation of the body.
  • Among. his multiple watercolours of Rodinesque human figures and Picassoesque bulls is a startling image of an eye, usually blue, under a heavy brow, with a piercing gaze.

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