20th-century painter and sculptor who co-founded the Cubist movement and invented several new styles of art, including constructed sculpture and collage.
He displayed an artistic talent for realism during his youth, but his style changed in the early 1900s, leading him to create cubist works such as Guernica (1937).
The name on his baptism certificate reads: Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santasima Trinidad, and was intended to honor several family members as well as patron saints.
He was involved with many different women over the course of his life, and was the father of four children: Paulo, Maya, Claude and Paloma Picasso.
The printmaker Henri Matisse had an intensely competitive friendship with Picasso during the 20th century.