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Pablo Ruiz y Picasso , known as Pablo Picasso ( Spanish: [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso] ; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter , sculptor , printmaker , ceramicist , and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France . As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture , [ 2 ] [ 3 ] the co-invention of collage , and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907), and Guernica (1937), a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War .
René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fell under the umbrella of surrealism. His work challenges observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality.
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), known as Salvador Dalí ( Catalan pronunciation: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi] ), was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres , Spain . Dalí was a skilled draftsman , best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory , was completed in 1931.
HIM by Maurizio Cattelan, depicting Hitler kneeling in prayer in a courtyard in the former Warsaw Ghetto Maurizio Cattelan (September 21, 1960, Padova , Italy ) is an Italian artist. He is known for his satirical sculptures , particularly La Nona Ora ( The Ninth Hour ), depicting the Pope John Paul II struck down by a meteorite . [ edit ] Early life
Ralph Steadman (born 15 May 1936) is a British cartoonist best known for his work with American author Hunter S. Thompson . [ 1 ] [ edit ] Personal life