How to Understand Picasso's Night Fishing at Antibes

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So you’re in a museum, looking at the Picasso. You’ve heard the name a million times, you know the influence, you know he’s one of the most important artists of the 20th century. You know he invented cubism, you know he loved women, lots of women, and you know he wasn’t that great to them. You know he had phases; the blue period, the Rose period, neoclassicism, surrealism. But the painting you’re looking at the one in front of you you’ve never seen it before. It’s called night fishing at Antibes…