Why Pablo Picasso Is One of the World’s Most Iconic Artists
The story of Pablo Picascio is one of the most compelling and complex stories in American history.
Picasso’s early life was a tumultuous one, as he was born in Naples to a family of musicians and artists.
It was a difficult time for his family, as the family was in the process of becoming the wealthiest family in the region, and the father, Pablo, was a leading artist.
But he was not afraid to show his talent and pursue his dream of becoming a professional musician.
When the family moved to Madrid in 1885, Pablo was five years old.
Picascia’s father would later become a successful musician and later become the leader of the Spanish national band, the Caja de la Musica de Madrid (Musical Band of Spain).
Picasso was born to the young Pablo in a village in the northern town of Cosenza.
Pablo was the first of five children, but his parents chose to raise him as a musician.
Pablo’s father encouraged his son to be an artist as he believed his son could play an instrument and achieve fame.
After the family relocated to Madrid, Pablo began attending the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid.
After only a few years, he decided to join the orchestra.
It would be his last concert.
It wasn’t until the next year that Pablo’s music would capture the world’s attention.
In 1893, Pablo became one of Europe’s most famous artists.
He was in London performing for a large crowd at the Palladium and had a huge hit with the song “La Página del Ponte.”
His success propelled him to fame and many artists followed in his footsteps.
Picassos popularity began to increase and he was eventually awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor by President McKinley.
He began a career that would eventually include his work on the American flag, the Great Seal of the United States, and several paintings.
After World War I, Picasso returned to Spain for a period of rest and recuperation.
He then returned to Paris, where he would make a career as a painter and sculptor.
Pablo had a profound impact on the history of art and the arts.
As an artist, he influenced many of today’s contemporary artists.
Pablo Picasso in the lobby of the Royal Academy of Arts in London Source: PBS / The National Collection of Art and Artifacts/ Wikimedia Commons The World’s Greatest Artists