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Pablo Picasso stated, "I paint forms as I think them, not as I see them." Explain what he meant by this. Discuss with specific examples how his ideas of art in this phase of his artistic life differed from those held by Renaissance artists.

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First of all, as you briefly react to Pablo Picasso's statement, "I paint forms as I think them, not as I see them," I interpret what he meant by this quote as a reflection of his breaking with traditions to demonstrate his unique talent, imaginative and creative spirit, and progressiveness within art.
Experts also verify how Picasso exuded this belief as "His creative styles transcend realism and abstraction, Cubism, Neoclassicism, Surrealism, and Expressionism" (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pica/hd_pica.htm).

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Notes and references are used to briefly react to Pablo Picasso's statement, "I paint forms as I think them, not as I see them."

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