Pablo Picasso, one of the great painting artists of his time was known not only for his incredible paintings but also had good hands into artistic production, stage designing, sculpture, ceramics etc. His creativity, fascination and imagination created a history in 20th century. It’s quite a tough task to list his best paintings but in this article we tried listing ten most popular paintings of Pablo Picasso.
01 – Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
This is one of his most iconic paintings, crafted in 1907. The art showing five females was shown in an exhibition in 1916. The racial primitivism elicited in these masks, motivated him to create a completely original style of painting. That’s why it has been included in the collection of Top 10 splendid paintings by Pablo Picasso.
02 – Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust
Nude, Green Leaves and Bust, a Pablo Picasso’s painting again featuring his mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter. It was sold at record price of $ 106 million.
03 – Asleep
His most of artwork stories was evolving around his mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter. This one was painted in 1932 portraying the model resting and sleeping between a weird combination of red and green colors.
04 – Le Rêve (The Dream)
The painting illustrates the Pablo Picasso’s mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter. It’s an oil painting and believed to be created in the period of contorted depiction by the painter.
05 – Blue Nude
The early masterpiece by Picasso was painted in a depressive period when he was mourning for one of his friend’s tragic death 1902. The painting depicts how he was rolling his fingers and creating his masterpieces.
06 – Dora Maar au Chat (Dora Maar with Cat)
The painting, created in 1941, represents his companion and lover Dora Maar sitting on the chair and a little cat resting on her shoulder. The artwork is one of the most expensive among all the great paintings of the world. The exceptionally beautiful painting shows a great combination of color and complicated pattern of her dress.
07 – Seated Woman (Marie-Therese)
In 1937, he was under the influence of his young love and inspiration directed him to create this incredible art piece. He again used the combination of contradictory colors that is green and red.
08- The Old Guitarist
Created in 1903-1904, the oil painting by Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist, portrays and old, a weak and blind man playing guitar on the streets. His tattered clothes are only hanging over him. Currently, this incredible piece has been kept in the Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection and displayed in the Art institute of Chicago.
09 – Girl Before A Mirror
Again, he painted his emotions of love and affection with his mistress Marie-Therese Walter in 1932. The painting is about a girl standing in front of a mirror and looking anxious and older. The reflection of the mirror seems like a supernatural x-ray of her soul. In the mirror, the girls face looks darker and her body is also twisted and contorted.
10 – Three Musicians
Three Musicians is an incredible art exercising flat shapes and two-dimensional aspects. It has been kept and displayed under Modern Art section of New York Museum. It’s quite a huge painting and was created in 1921.
The above artworks or paintings are just a drop from the ocean of Pablo Picasso’s awesome and world famous collections. Even though, these paintings can be assumed as Pablo Picasso famous paintings.