Picasso Dogs Compilation | acrylic on cardboard, 2012


When I went to Spain I learned all about Picasso’s “Las Meninas” series, wherein Picasso paints 57 versions of Diego Velazquez’ giant painting by the same name from 1956. From what I’ve read, it seems like Picasso might have been grieving the death of his young sister through this act of repetition, re-seeing and re-creating this big scene around a young girl character time after time after time through different lenses. There’s also a dog in the painting, and I thought the images were hilarious, so I took my own sketches of them and did a few projects based off them in my own act of trickle-down artist imitation/repetition — this is the original one.

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