Pablo Ruiz Picasso

“By blowing up the look of things, Picasso was saying,
‘I’m getting beyond surface appearances to the core.'”
Simon Schama (The Power of Art, BBC)


Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881-1973)
Self Portrait from 1896 (Museu Picasso, Barcelona)


Self Portrait from 1907 (Národni Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic)


Self Portrait from 1971, “Self portrait facing death” (Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo)

picasso_facing-death


“Cubism with a conscience.”
Simon Schama (The Power of Art, BBC)


Guernica from 1937 (Reina Sofia, Madrid)

guernica

 

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