“When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soilder, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the pope’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”

Picasso's "Femme Accroupie" At Christie's Auction House.

Pablo Painted this in the South of France in October 1954, featuring Jacqueline Roque, Picasso’s 27 year old mistress, later to be his wife.

The painting was done in a single day and shows Jacqueline’s arms clasped around a patchwork skirt of green and purple triangles. The bidding will start at $12 Million and end at $32.5 Million.

Sometimes I will take out some cheap paintbrushes and brush some canvases to see what comes out. My husband and daughter always compliment my mini art collections. Thank you.

Genius is cultivated by support and love.

Cultivate love.

Point is, do what you love - Picasso did and by doing what he loved he destroyed all we were accustomed to and created a new vision for everyone. Create your own art - whatever form.

1889-1898 “When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soilder, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the pope’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”

-Christine Marie

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