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Quote of Pablo Picasso - We all know that Art is...


Biography - Pablo Picasso:

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

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Nous savons tous que l'Art n'est pas la vérité. L'Art est un mensonge qui nous fait prendre conscience de la vérité, du moins de celle qu'il nous est donné de comprendre.

German
Wir wissen alle, daß Kunst nicht Wahrheit ist. Kunst ist eine Lüge, die uns die Wahrheit erkennen läßt, zumindest die Wahrheit, die wir verstehen können.




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