Blue Nude is one of Pablo Picasso's master piece in his early years. It was painted in and after one of his close friend tragically died, he mourned over it for a long time and was in a depressive mode. It is one of Picasso's paintings during his blue period and has without a doubt proved Picasso's talent on highlighting the deepest emotions while using only one color to effectively express it. The seated model, seated with her back to the viewer, postured as it often adopted in life classes. It was depicted from the high perspective, looking down upon the figure.
Pablo Picasso Spanish. A cocreator, with Georges Braque, of Cubism, Picasso responded to many different artistic stimuli throughout in his career. Nude Standing by the Sea testifies to his contribution to Surrealism, a movement that aspired to tap into and visualize psychological states of being, often through the distortion of the human body. Here, Picasso rearranged anatomical parts and altered the proportions of a standing nude, thereby creating an ambiguous sculptural mass. Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded. As part of the Met's Open Access policy , you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes. Title: Nude Standing by the Sea.
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Login failed. Please enter a valid username and password. Welcome, , your login was successful! As early as Picasso began to reveal a daring break with his former, more realistic, style and a move towards the unknown. Caught up in a desire to escape from the limits of mere visual likeness, seeking a symbolic system which would express essential concepts, he discovered the expressiveness of Iberian sculpture and African art.