“My mother said to me, “If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.” Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.” -Pablo Picasso

%22Painting isn’t an aesthetic operation; it’s a form of magic designed as mediator between this strange hostile world and us.%22 — Pablo Picasso Picasso et Françoise Gilot 1952 Photo by Robert Doisneau picasso, just that picasso