Pablo Ruiz Picasso has an immense artistic work. Especially in paintings and drawings, but he also dedicated hours and hours to ceramics, creating countless vases, trays, jugs and all kinds of ceramic tools, which he sometimes made and modeled himself, although the vast majority of occasions were the supports for his paint. This is the case of the plate that we see here.
Given the infinity of paintings on ceramics that he made, these works also go through the same phases as his painting works, in fact he undertakes them under the same aesthetic principles, which is already known in the case ofPicasso were changeable and always evolving.
Ceramics painted by Picasso
He never intended thecubist formshe invented to replace other, more traditional modes of representation. In fact, he was constantly returning to more traditional painting. He even went so far as to deny that he did experiments, rather he dedicated himself to searching and finally found. Actually at certain times he became a very artful painter, but on the contrary from time to time he returned to the more naturalistic and recognizable figurative forms, as in the case of this ceramic
The truth is thatPablo Picasso, in addition to being a genius, a natural talent for innovation and an amazing capacity for work, he was also technically gifted. he was ablevirtuoso drawing and mastered any field of a painter's work. Perhaps that is why he sought simplicity in his forms, and for him it was much more pleasant to make drawings that could resemble those painted by children.
In reality, the Spanish painter was quite a character. He came to ridicule those who longed to understand his art. He thought that painting could not be explained with words alone.
As for this representation, we see a dove. A bird that fascinated the artist and that he painted and drew on countless occasions. On canvas, paper, ceramics, in hundreds of ways, and almost always perfectly recognizable. The dove is one of the most recurring themes in Picasso's work as a whole, so perhaps it is not surprising that his daughter was called Paloma. However, the painter's most famous dove is the one that has become an international symbol of peace.