Pablo Picasso in 1904 Ricard Canals i Llambí, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

10 famous quotes by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish artist who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and innovative artists of the 20th century. He was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer who co-founded the Cubist movement and pioneered the use of unconventional materials in art.

Picasso's work has left an indelible mark on the art world, and his creative philosophy has inspired countless artists and thinkers. In this article, we will explore 10 of Pablo Picasso's most famous quotes which offer insight into his artistic vision and approach to life.

  1. "Art is a lie that makes us realize truth."
  2. "Everything you can imagine is real."
  3. "The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
  4. "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
  5. "Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working."
  6. "Art is the elimination of the unnecessary."
  7. "Good artists copy, great artists steal."
  8. "Action is the foundational key to all success."
  9. "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
  10. "The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense."

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10 more quotes by Pablo Picasso

  1. "Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon."
  2. "Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
  3. "It takes a long time to become young."
  4. "We don't grow older, we grow riper."
  5. "The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web."
  6. "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away."
  7. "When I paint, my object is to show what I have found and not what I am looking for."
  8. "Give me a museum and I'll fill it."
  9. "It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child. "
  10. "Youth has no age."

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso in 1962 Argentina. Revista Vea y Lea, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


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