Pablo Picasso Quotes (118 quotes)




Pablo Picasso
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As quoted in "Life with Picasso" (McGraw-Hill, 1964) by Françoise Gilot, p. 60. Françoise was the lover of Picasso from 1944 to 1953.
Pablo Picasso
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In Cannes, France, 1966, after a woman asked him to explain why his early paintings seem so solemn and conventional and the later ones so youthful and exuberant. As reported in the book "It takes a long time to become young" (1978) by Garson Kanin, pages 83 and 84. Although, seems that Picasso had already said this at least 10 years before, since this quote also appears in the book "The Hand of a Stranger" (Journal D'un Inconnu) by Jean Cocteau, first published in 1956, page 20: "Picasso says: It takes a very long time to become young..."
Pablo Picasso
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"Picasso Speaks" in The Arts, New York, May 1923, p. 315
Pablo Picasso
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Attributed; probably apocryphal. Also attributed to Stravinsky.
Pablo Picasso
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Attributed. Probably originated from Paul Valery quote: izquotes.com/quote/189322


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Born: October 25, 1881

Died: April 8, 1973 (aged 91)

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Artist

Bio: Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France.

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