Words of Wisdom: Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, Woman with Necklace of Gems, 1901

“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”  -Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso in front of The Kitchen (La cuisine, 1948) in his rue des Grands-Augustins studio. Photo: Herbert List/Magnum Photos

Pablo Picasso in front of The Kitchen (La cuisine, 1948) in his rue des Grands-Augustins studio. Photo: Herbert List/Magnum Photos

Pablo Picasso, Blue Nude, ca.1902

Pablo Picasso, Blue Nude, ca.1902

Interior of Picasso's workshop at Notre-Dame-de-Vie, Mougins, France, 1967

Interior of Picasso’s workshop at Notre-Dame-de-Vie, Mougins, France, 1967

Pablo Picasso, Woman with Necklace of Gems, 1901

Pablo Picasso, Woman with Necklace of Gems, 1901

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