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Painting isn’t made for the

Painting isn’t made for the decoration of apartments; it is a weapon to be used offensively and defensively against the enemy.
– Pablo Picasso

A painting only lives in

A painting only lives in the eye of the beholder
– Pablo Picasso

Nothing can be done without

Nothing can be done without solitude. I’ve created my own solitude which nobody suspects
– Pablo Picasso

The only pictorial matter that

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The only pictorial matter that is of interest to me is the matter and sentiments brought about by the work itself.
– Pablo Picasso

There’s no such thing as

There’s no such thing as a bad Picasso, but some are less good than others.
– Pablo Picasso

All Children are Artists –

All Children are Artists
– Pablo Picasso

To arrive at abstraction it

To arrive at abstraction, it is always necessary to begin with a concrete reality.
– Pablo Picasso

Whatever is most abstract may

Whatever is most abstract may perhaps be the summit of reality.
– Pablo Picasso

To me there is no

To me there is no past or future in art. If a work of art does not live in the present, it must not be considered at all.
– Pablo Picasso

From the point of view

From the point of view of art, there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies.
– Pablo Picasso

Paradise is to love many

Paradise is to love many things with a passion.
– Pablo Picasso

The artist spends the first

The artist spends the first part of his life with the dead, the second with the living, and the third with himself.
– Pablo Picasso

You have to start somewhere

You have to start somewhere. You can always erase reality later on.
– Pablo Picasso

Reality is to be found

Reality is to be found in lightness and darkness.
– Pablo Picasso

If everyone would paint political

If everyone would paint, political re-education would be unnecessary.
– Pablo Picasso

In drawing nothing is better

In drawing, nothing is better than the first attempt.
– Pablo Picasso

Art is lies that tell

Art is lies that tell the truth.
– Pablo Picasso

To be young really young

To be young, really young, takes a very long time.
– Pablo Picasso

The purpose of Art is

The purpose of Art is to create enthusiasm.
– Pablo Picasso

A good picture any picture

A good picture, any picture, has to be bristling with razor blades.
– Pablo Picasso