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Biography - Pablo Picasso:

Spanish painter and sculptor.
Born: 1881 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Spain
Spain

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Meine Mutter sagte zu mir: „Wenn du ein Soldat bist, wirst du ein General werden. Wenn du ein Mönch bist, wirst du der Papst.“ Stattdessen war ich Maler und ich wurde Picasso.

French
Ma mère me disait : « si tu deviens soldat, tu seras général ; si tu te fais moine, tu seras pape. » Au lieu de cela, je voulais être peintre, et je suis devenu Picasso.




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Quotes for: painting


Quotes

Quotes about painting:


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.





Eloquence is a painting of thought.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.





If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.





I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.











Quotes

Pablo Picasso also said...




Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.





I do not seek, I find.





Youth has no age.





It takes a long time to become young.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





A picture lives only through the man who is looking at it.












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