CHAPTER 53

Foster Creativity All Life Long

LEARNING FROM

Pablo Picasso

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Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) was 56 years old when he created his monumental masterpiece Guernica. In many industrialized countries, had he been an employee, he would have been sent into retirement just a few years later. Just stop and think for a moment how fundamentally misguided that practice is.

To many art lovers Picasso was the outstanding genius of the twentieth century, producing large quantities of paintings, sculptures, drawings, etchings, ceramics, and other works of art. Yet it was only when he was age 66 that Pablo Picasso even began working with ceramics. At age ...

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