Read on for (many) more pictures of a shirtless Picasso. Warning: it is an image heavy post, because Picasso apparently really, really liked to whip his shirt off. Perhaps he felt that extra material encumbered his artistic genius. Or maybe the legendary playboy just liked to show off the goods.
P.S. I recently read that Antonio Banderas has been cast as Pablo Picasso in an upcoming movie about the artists’ life. So I’m just going to assume that I am not the first to notice Picasso’s penchant for going shirtless.
Sources of shirtless Picasso images: Harry Ransom Centre; Flavour Wire; LIFE magazine; Ashley Black Photography; All Top; ZIIO; i write good; Secret Forts; Crystal Kiss; Why We Flourish; Sydney Morning Herald (and here); ipernity; The Age; ArtNet; A World of Art History; Jake’s Patek Philippe World; Kleio; Ghosts in the Snow
Elsewhere on the Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things: