Pablo Picasso

When Jay-Z took over a fashionable New York City gallery to rap about art for six hours in the summer of 2013, he name-checked Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the Mona Lisa, but the title of his song was “Picasso Baby,” as in Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). That’s how influential Picasso is today—even the most popular pop stars on the planet wish they could be as big as him. One of the countless reasons why Picasso remains...Continue Reading