Many galleries worldwide feature Picasso art for the public to purchase. One can browse through the internet to find specific selections online, or visit one of their local galleries in order to see the beautiful pieces up close and in person. There are several eras that his work can be categorized into.
For example from the year 1901 to 1904 is called the Blue Period. The artwork during this time is often in the blue color tones as well as blue green color tones. Many of the subjects in these paintings are of children, or sullen mothers. There are also some paintings that depict beggars. Many think that he was moved by a trip he took through Spain during this time, while others think it was a depressed state of mind over the passing of a dear friend.
Some Picasso art is a more happy style, like those pieces that were painted during the Rose period that took place from 1905 to 1907. The subjects during this time are happy and carefree. Most of the subjects were circus people and acrobats, living to bring smiles to the faces of children. The color basis is orange with beautiful hues of pink. There was also the African Period which only spanned one year and was inspired by African artifacts. Analytic and Synthetic Cubism took place from 1909 to 1919, with the colors mainly consisting of brownish tones and neutral undertones. All of the Picasso art shares a period of time or feelings during that particular era, and he used his talent to share his vision.
Whichever era of Picasso art one prefers, they need look no further than the internet to find the piece that is perfect for them. They also make great gifts for those who love the arts and the stories behind the paintings. While some choose a painting based on theme, others choose them based on colors and the feeling that is evoked.