Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Born: October 25, 1881

Died: April 8, 1973

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Artist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: In Spanish: "Una idea es un punto de partida, y nada más, para hacer algo. No lo es todo. Si te pones a trabajarla con el pensamiento se vuelve otra cosa." - Picasso: pintura y realidad: Textos, entrevistas y declaraciones (Libros del Astillero, 1973), p. 81, "1938"

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Source/Notes: Attributed. Probably originated from Paul Valery quote: izquotes.com/quote/189322
Source/Notes: "Picasso Speaks" in The Arts, New York, May 1923, p. 315
Source/Notes: "Pablo Picasso: A Composite Interview" by William Fifield

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