Tag Archives: Picasso

Imagine That

In a recent news story, a painting by Pablo Picasso was donated to an Australian university and sold at auction, on the condition that the money raised by the sale goes toward research.  This is the news story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13860940 Next … Continue reading

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Picasso Was Right

Every child is an artist.  Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting a birthday party for nine year olds (and ages thereabouts).  We chose a local venue that provides the kids with a blank canvas, some brushes and acrylic paints … Continue reading

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Suspension of Disbelief

The link between creativity and schizophrenia has long been suspected, but recent research by the Swedish Karolinska Institute, using brain scans, has identified that a lower density of thalamus D2 dopamine receptors is a characteristic shared by the highly creative … Continue reading

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Good Artists Borrow – Great Artists Steal

Matisse once referred jokingly to his contemporary, rival and friend, Pablo Picasso, as a bandit.  Picasso, a man who left a catalogue of some 43,000 works at his death, a record yet to be surpassed, stole from many ecclectic sources, … Continue reading

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