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Pablo Picasso Quotes

About Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Life: 1881 - 1973

Country: es flag Spain

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973), often referred to simply as Picasso, was a Spanish painter and sculptor. His full name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso. One of the most recognized figures in 20th century art, he is best known as the co-founder, along with Georges Braque, of cubism.

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Quotations

My mother said to me, "If you become a soldier, you'll be a general; if you become a monk, you'll end up as the Pope." Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

~ Pablo Picasso

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

~ Pablo Picasso

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

~ Pablo Picasso

One must act in painting as in life, directly.

~ Pablo Picasso

It takes a long time to become young.

~ Pablo Picasso

The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.

~ Pablo Picasso

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

~ Pablo Picasso
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