Without any doubt, Pablo Ruiz Picasso is the most popular painter in Spain and also one of the most recognized in the world. Picasso and Georges Braque created the cubism art movement.
He was born on October 25th, 1881 in Malaga and died April 8th, 1973 in Mougins, France. His last words were “Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can’t drink any more.” He was having dinner with some friends at home.
Curiously, his birth name was: Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso.
See some of his main paintings in this video: