Pablo Picasso was probably the most influential modern painters of the 20th century. Born in Spain, he lived in France much of his life painting, sculpting, making ceramics, and doing graphic artwork. His style was quite avant-garde and unique, and he changed it many times during his career. Picasso was one of the artists to lay the foundations for Cubism, a style that used angular, cube-like structures to depict people and things. He loved to
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but to go for the strongest level of feeling. He conveyed it with tremendous force, making you feel the weight of forms and the tension of their relationships mainly by drawing and tonal structure. He was never a great colorist, But through metaphor, he crammed layers of meaning together to produce flashes of revelation. In the process, he reversed one of the currents of modern art. Picasso died in 1973 and the art world was devastated.