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Monday Dec 22, 2014

Picasso’s Bull Sculpture

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From my book, An Artist Empowered:

Another example of seeing art in manufactured goods took place in 1943 when Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) reconfigured a bicycle’s handlebars and seat into a Bull’s Head sculpture.

Was this art? Why is it art?

While others may have observed that a bicycle seat and handlebars when properly aligned resembles a bull’s head, it was Picasso, already confident in his work, who had the nerve to assemble the pieces into a whole.