Timeline Picasso

Timeline created by Alan Febré Vila
  • Born of Pablo Picasso

    Born of Pablo Picasso
  • He paints his first oil painting

    He paints his first oil painting
    Picasso paints his first oil painting, which is a painting technique made with oil. It consists of mixing the pigments with an oil-based binder, usually of plant origin.
  • He begins to study

    He begins to study
    Picasso begins to study art under the tutelage of his father, painter and teacher.
  • His sister dies

    His sister dies
    Picasso's sister dies with 7 years of diphtheria. The Picasso family moves to Barcelona and he enters the School of Fine Arts in Llotja.
  • He is awarded his first medal

    He is awarded his first medal
    Picasso is awarded a gold medal at the Exhibition of Fine Arts in Malaga. Picasso participates in the General Exhibition of "Bellas Artes of Madrid". Following his father's instructions he continued his artistic training at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid.
  • The "Quatre Gats" hosts Picasso's first solo exhibition

    The "Quatre Gats" hosts Picasso's first solo exhibition
    Els Quatre Cats hosts Picasso's first solo exhibition. He travels to Paris, capital of art at the time, with his friend Carles Casagemas to participate at the World's Fair. Meet the one who will be his first dealer, Pere Mañach, and the gallerist Berthe Weil. He began a multi-year period in which he made several trips between Barcelona, Paris, Madrid and Malaga.
  • He's so-called blue era begins

    He's so-called blue era begins
    Picasso begins to paint all his works only with shades of blue. He did this until about 1904, that is, for three years.
  • End of the blue era and the beginning of the pink era

    End of the blue era and the beginning of the pink era
    Picasso goes from painting everything with shades of blue to painting everything with shades of pink. This began in 1905 and came to an end in 1907.
  • End of the pink era and the beginning of the black era

    End of the pink era and the beginning of the black era
    It lasts from 1907 to 1909.
  • He starts with Cubism

    He starts with Cubism
    Cubism was an artistic movement developed between 1909 and 1919, created by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, which consists of making paintings only with"cubes" and geometric figures.
  • Stage of neoclassicism

    Stage of neoclassicism
    This stage corresponds to a time of personal stability (Picasso married the dancer Olga Koklova and had with her son Paul) and the rediscovery classic world as a result of a trip to Italy. It lasts from 1917 to 1925.
  • His first child, Paulo Picasso, is born

    His first child, Paulo Picasso, is born
  • Surreal stage

    Surreal stage
    Picasso paints surreal paintings, of abstract forms. It lasts from 1925 to 1935.
  • Period of Expressionism

    Period of Expressionism
    It lasted from 1937 to 1947. Expressionism is an artistic current that seeks the expression of the author's feelings and emotions more than the representation of objective reality.
  • Vallarius period

    Vallarius period
    It lasted between 1947 and 1954. Picasso, who lived in Paris, rents a room two kilometres from Vallauris to make some iron corrections. Chance causes a painter friend of yours to introduce you to Suzanne and George Ramié, who had a pottery workshop. There he leaves temporarily painting to devote himself full-time to ceramics and sculpture. In a very short time he made more than six hundred pieces.
  • Picasso's last artistic stage

    Picasso's last artistic stage
    An elderly Pablo Picasso who has definitely settled in that corner of the world as quiet as the "Costa Azul" rests in his study reviewing the works of classical authors. It is surrounded by Rafael, Velázquez, Delacroix, Manet, Goya... and makes versions of his most famous canvases. It lasts from 1954 to 1973.
  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso dies

    Pablo Ruiz Picasso dies
    Here ends the story of a great artist, painter, sculptor, ceramicist... who dies of natural causes in Mougins. His remains are buried in the garden of his castle in Vauvenargues.