Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwriter. Born in 1881, he spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, inventing constructed sculpture and collage, and for experimenting with a wide variety of styles that he helped to develop and explore