Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon – Smarthistory
Pablo Picasso in life and art Biography: Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso is widely considered the most famous and influential artist of the 20th century. What is so unique about Picasso is his scope: he is not associated with a single artistic movement along the lines of Jackson Pollack's association with Abstract Expressionism or Salvador Dali's association with Surrealism ; rather, his career spanned a wide range of styles and aesthetic philosophies. Picasso's style was very realistic at the. Today he is considered to be one of the most influential and successful artists in history.
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The base of the image has consistent strokes upwards with browns, oranges, and yellows. These colors resemble the fringes on the end of the carpet. The colors are muted compared to his later paintings. These browns, oranges, and yellows were likely mixed to create different pigments on the fringes. Towards the center of the painting, the brush strokes seem to translate horizontally.