Picasso: Light Drawings and His Psyche

"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier you will become a general, if you are a monk you will become the Pope'. Instead I was a painter and became Picasso" - Pablo Picasso

I love this quote, another direct corridor into the man's psyche. Bold and confident, ego spilling over on to the floor. 

Similarly these images, taken decades before light drawing was popular show us a bold and confident Pablo Picasso.  Gjon Mili in 1949 perfectly captures Picasso conjuring stark drawings out of thin air in seconds. They are a testament to the power and beauty of the line and the confidence of his own vision.

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