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Fernande Olivier and Pablo Picasso
A study of the influence that Pablo Picasso's romance with Fernande Olivier had on his art.
# 9689 | 3,855 words | 25 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Jan 31, 2003 in Art (Artists)

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This paper examines the growth of Pablo Picasso's art as a result of his romance relationship with Fernande Olivier. It illustrates Picasso's inspiration from Fernande to experiment with style, which brought him out of his blue period into his rose period and eventually into cubism. The paper claims that Fernande is responsible for influencing Picasso's mode of living and his way of painting.

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"Pablo Picasso was one of the key artists involved in the development of Cubism. During that same time period, he was involved with a young woman named Fernande Olivier, who also served as his model for several works, both paintings and sculpture. Their meeting can be considered fortuitous, for in some degree, the meeting helped change direction for Picasso in his work, though there were many other influences on the artist as well pushing him and associated artists in the direction of Cubism. Picasso's early years after settling in Paris permanently were marked by the influence of Fernande Olivier, his first mistress. Prior to Picasso living with this woman, his nude works were fewer and not as freely expressed. It seems that his exposure to a relationship such as this allowed Picasso to express his responsiveness to beauty. After meeting his first true love, Fernande, Picasso showed a significant change in the tone of his works. While she provided the impetus for much change, Fernande was never directly involved in Picasso's works except as occasional model and was seen by many of his friends as an obstacle to greater work on his part."

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