Art-i-facts from Picasso

Did you know Picasso helped develop a style of painting and sculpting called cubism.  He said, “When we discovered Cubism, we did not have the aim of discovering Cubism.  We only wanted to express what was in us.”

Did you know Picasso was born in Oct. in Malaga, Spain.

Did you know Picasso said, “To draw you must close your eyes and sing.

Picasso said,The work that one does is another way of keeping a diary.

Picasso talked about how he does his art and said, “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.”

Picasso stated,I don’t say everything, but I paint everything.

Picasso’s first word when he was a baby was “pencil”.

In 2004 one of Picasso’s paintings was sold  at auction for $104 million dollars.

More of Picasso’s paintings have been stolen than by any other artist.  The Art Loss Register has 550 of his works listed as missing.

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