Pablo Picasso

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 the eye of the beholder
– Pablo Picasso

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

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 a bad Picasso, but some are less good than others.
– Pablo Picasso

All Children are Artists
– Pablo Picasso

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

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

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 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 things with a passion.
– Pablo Picasso

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 can always erase reality later on.
– Pablo Picasso

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

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

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

Art is lies that tell the truth.
– Pablo Picasso

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

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

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