Lessons We Love :: How to Understand Picasso

Have you ever found yourself in front of one of Picasso's masterworks with your head slightly titled to one side questioning what in the world was going on in the mind of Mr. Pablo? If so, you're not alone amigo. 

Thankfully, the good people at Nerd Writer created a video to help open up the window to understanding the work of Picasso and art at large.

Nerd Writer's process for understanding a Picasso takes the gut response into account, but then fleshes things out with four additional steps. You can apply them to many other artists’ work too.

  1. First reaction
  2. Content
  3. Form
  4. Historical context
  5. Personal context