Pablo Picasso, the first living artist to be featured in the Louvre, influenced the artistic world in a uniquely original way, so why is he known for saying :
“Good artists copy, great artists steal”?
It’s true. Picasso really said, “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” Or at least, since his death in 1973, everyone believes he said that.
But why? Why would someone as original as Picasso say something as ironic as that? And what did he mean? Google Picasso’s quote, and you’ll find plenty of opinions and interpretations as to what he really meant.
My intent here, then…
Creativity and fun.