Posts Tagged 'Pablo Picasso'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/16/20

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All children are artists.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”   —   Pablo Picasso

(“He”, huh?  Well, I guess it’s pretty well known that Picasso was at least a male chauvinist.  Some say even a misogynist, but I don’t think so.  And, yes.  There is a big difference, despite what the current influencers might say.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/03/19

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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”   —   Pablo Picasso

(Art definitely brightens up life!  It took me a little time getting this one started, but a much cleaner solve than yesterday’s .  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/19/18

Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”   —   Pablo Picasso

( . . . or she.  No inhibitions, no biases, I guess.  I guess it’s hard for most of us to hold onto that part of our childhood.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/22/18

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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”   —   Pablo Picasso

(This one took me a long time to start!  Even though I was almost certain the B was the A, I just could not get the ball rolling.  Finally, I decided that the M was likely the E, and that WMAAJR was going to be FELLOW.  But, because of the AJ likely being LO, I thought I was dealing with Carlo someone!  It wasn’t until I was between 2/3 and 3/4 of the way done that I saw it was Pablo Picasso.  After TRANSFORM made me realize that it couldn’t be FELLOW, or even MELLOW, I spaced!  I started writing out unused letters; C, D, G . . .  Then, I had my V-8 moment!  It’s YELLOW, you dope!  Ay yi yi!  Sometimes I can’t see the forest for the trees!  Oh.  And does anyone doubt that Pablo put himself into that “others” category???  LOL!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Jumble Spoiler – 02/09/16

Pablo Picasso, Three Musicians (1921), Museum ...

Pablo Picasso, Three Musicians (1921), Museum of Modern Art. Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  The Faux Arts.

THEYF  =  HEFTY,  KAHIK  =  KHAKI,  LUWSAR  =  WALRUS,  TINKET  =  KITTEN   —   Giving us:  HTKAARSITN

Clue/Question:  He said the painting of the Mongolian leader was a Picasso, but it was made by a – – –

Pablo Picasso, 1937, Guernica, protest against...

Pablo Picasso, 1937, Guernica, protest against Fascism (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  KHAN ARTIST

(A terrific stinky pun!  Very smart Jumble.  Art fraud is very big business.  All of today’s clue words are old favorites, and two of the jumbles have definitely been used before.  It looks like “theyf” and “kahik” are new though.  The answer letter layout is a beautiful jumble too.  I don’t think it gave away anything.  The cartoon shows that – above all else – cartoonists are artists.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  I’ve been a fan of Picasso’s since I was five or six years old, as a copy of Three Musicians hung prominently in the music room of my elementary school.  I love the dogs in the painting.  The guitar player stands out, and the one guy seems to be playing a clarinet.  But, I never quite got what the third musician was playing.  Can anybody enlighten me?   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/15/15

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Oil on Canvas (244 ...

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. Oil on Canvas (244 x 234 cm). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”   —   Pablo Picasso

(Actually, the oldest form of education!  When there aren’t instructions, and there’s no one to teach us, trial and – usually– error is the way we learn.  So, be bold.  Don’t be afraid to try, try again!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/11/14

Portrait of Picasso

Portrait of Picasso (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.”   —   Pablo Picasso

NYC - Metropolitan Musem of Art - Pablo Picass...

NYC – Metropolitan Musem of Art – Pablo Picasso’s Nude Standing by the Sea (Photo credit: wallyg)

(Without knowing, I’d say that this statement has to do with Picasso’s explanation of Cubism.  So many of the Cubist paintings have additional dimensions to them, giving them a feeling of sculpture.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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