Something New-Fine Art Friday

I have a new blog feature I’d like to begin and it’s called Fine Art Friday. Since I love art, I want to have a fun way to share some knowledge about art-possibly conduct an interview with a current artist, write some fun facts about famous artists or tell you about some interesting tidbit about a painting you might not know. It’ll be a weekly surprise. Be sure to check in every Friday. You never know what Fine Art Friday will bring!
This first Friday we celebrate Pablo Picasso’s birthday!
Happy Birthday Picasso!
October 25th, 1881


The Dream

His full name was “Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso”. (Wow, that’s one heck of a long name!) While living in Paris (1900), Pablo had lots of financial problems and he burned many of his paintings to stay warm. Besides his wife he had many mistresses. (Dirty rat!)Pablo loved to work with the candle light. His had his first exhibition at the age of thirteen. Want to know something? That painting I’m showing you above called, ‘The Dream’ is (was?)owned by a guy named Steve Wynn. He accidentally poked a hole through the multimillion dollar painting while showing his friends the portrait of Picasso’s mistress Marie-Therese Walter.

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One thought on “Something New-Fine Art Friday

  1. Oooooh! I'll really enjoy this! I know a BIT about some artists, a lot about one or two artists, but VERY little about MOST artists. This is a terrific idea & your Picasso facts made me want to learn more! Thanks!

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