Urshanabi Meets Pablo Picasso - Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907)


This painting is entitled Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon) painted by Picasso in 1907. The painting by Picasso was inspired by the brothel on Avignon Street, Barcelona. This painting of the interior of a brothel in Barcelona is considered an avant-garde painting that started the concept of cubism. The concept of cubism developed by Picasso made Picasso cut himself off from the existing traditional art schools. In this work, Picasso draws women's bodies without using general methods, Picasso paints women's bodies by taking unusual geometric shapes at that time so that the painted woman's body is distorted from its original form. Picasso worked on this masterpiece within 9 months and later on, this painting is considered one of Picasso's masterpieces of cubism.

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