Today – October 25

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Today’s Notable Foreign Birthday

Pablo Picasso – Spanish painter/sculptor and one of the leaders in 20th Century modernart.

Pablo Picasso 1962
Pablo Picasso 1962 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor.

Portrait of Picasso
Portrait of Picasso (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Commonly known simply as Picasso, he is one of the most recognized figures in 20th-century art. He is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) and Guernica (1937), his portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.

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