7 Picasso Paintings Were Very Famous
Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. To this day, the work of a man whose full name was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de Los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso has become one of the most valuable art objects for collectors and museums around the world. Actually, it is difficult to determine which Picasso paintings were very valuable in the eyes of the world, in fact, it is impossible to pick only 7 from across the Picasso paintings that were very amazing.
Picasso paintings are often sold at fantastic prices and for those who already have it, it would have desperately in maintaining and caring for valuables they have earned. If you do not agree with the list below, you can file and also create your own list that you think is more appropriate, in the comments field.
Three Musicians is a large painting with a height and width that reaches two meters. This Picasso painting was made with Synthetic Cubist style, featuring flat areas with decorative colors that give a collage like pieces of paper. Picasso painting “Three Musicians” by using oil paint. It is difficult to conclude where the pieces of the picture musician begins and ends because of the shapes are overlap. For many art historians, Three Musicians crowned as the perfect example of Picasso’s Cubist style.
Painted in March 1932, this painting is the work of Picasso during his cubist period. Girl Before a Mirror became one of the works of Picasso can invite many different interpretations and understanding symbols in each part. At first glance it looks a woman who was staring at the mirror that was drawn on the two sides; one side shows a woman dressed up, the other side shows the face without makeup. If viewed from the side of the mirror, suggesting that the woman’s body has been distorted, as if age has done a proper role.
The Old Guitarist painted by Picasso in 1903, after his close friend, Casagemas, died by suicide. This work was made in Madrid with a distorted style, upper body was lying, while the bottom was sitting cross-legged, reminiscent of the work of El Greco. This Picasso painting is also notable for the presence of mysterious “ghost image”. From the results of a technical examination, combined with art-historical research, revealed that earlier there were two compositions under this The Old Guitarist.
Dora Maar au Chat is one of the paintings of the most mysterious and challenging to interpret. This painting is also remarkable for the brilliance of color with a complex pattern. The figure is drawn is set dramatically, while the interior space arrangement shows how Picasso manipulate space in the style of Cubism. Maar is one of the most influential figures in Picasso’s life. This painting was sold at last bidder for US $ 95.216 million in the auction house, Sotheby’s, New York on May 3, 2006.
5. Le Rêve (The Dream)
Le Rêve (The Dream in English) is an oil painting measuring 130 × 97 cm. Many believe that becoming the model is Marie-Thérèse Walter, Picasso’s lover. This painting began working on January 24, 1932, included in one period of Picasso paintings with depictions of “deviant”. Le Rêve shows a simplified outline style and color contrasts, such as the early work of Fauvism. In 2001, this painting is estimated to sell for $ 60 million on the black market.
Picasso’s painting, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, painted in 1907 and is the most famous examples of the style of cubism. In this painting, Picasso seemed to have abandoned all forms that represent the traditional art. Picasso require approximately nine months to complete. Picasso uses the body and geometric distortion of the female form in an innovative way, which offers an ideal representation of female beauty. Some critics argue that this painting shows the influence of African art on Picasso himself.
Picasso first met Mary-Thérèse Walter on January 1927. In 1931-1912 Picasso made a series of sculptures and paintings by Marie-Thérèse models. Most of the work was done at the Chateau deBoisgeloup. For several years he conceals the relationship, even of a few close friends and especially from his wife, Olga. Besides enveloped by his personal story, painting “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust” also shows how a Picasso, which had long played an illusion in his work. In 2010, Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust sold for US $ 106.5 million and entered the ranks of the world’s most expensive painting.