Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish artist widely considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He was a prolific painter, sculptor, printmaker, and stage designer whose works spanned multiple art movements, including Cubism, Surrealism, and Expressionism. Picasso is known for his groundbreaking techniques, including the invention of collage and the use of unconventional materials such as newspaper and found objects in his art. Some of his most iconic works include “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” and “Guernica,” which were groundbreaking in their use of abstraction and political commentary. Picasso’s lasting impact on the art world can be seen in the countless artists who have been influenced by his innovative style and techniques.