Pablo Picasso Biography for Kids

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Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain. When he was baptized, he was named after various saints and relatives. His father, Jose Ruiz Blasco, was an artist and art professor who gave Pablo art lessons. His mother was Maria Picasso y Lopez. According to his mother, his first word was “piz” when he was trying to say “lapiz,” the Spanish word for pencil.

Picasso was not a good student. He was often sent to detention. According to Pablo,
“For being a bad student I was banished to the ‘calaboose