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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Picasso-Vollard Portrait TB

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Monday, 15 August 2016
Texas, United States
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In Skunks Forever

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, protects the number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

I have already released series of art-themed travel bugs based on works I have seen in person.  I will continue the series mostly including works I simply admire.  There will also be famous works or works by famous artists that I otherwise do not particularly care for, but they are….well,..famous.  My disdain extends to most Modern Art and a good amount from the Pop Art movement.

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, known as Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.  As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. 

Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his early years, painting in a naturalistic manner through his childhood and adolescence. During the first decade of the 20th century, his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas. His work is often categorized into periods. While the names of many of his later periods are debated, the most commonly accepted periods in his work are the Blue Period (1901–1904), the Rose Period (1904–1906), the African-influenced Period (1907–1909), Analytic Cubism (1909–1912), and Synthetic Cubism (1912–1919), also referred to as the Crystal period.  Exceptionally prolific throughout the course of his long life, Picasso achieved universal renown and immense fortune for his revolutionary artistic accomplishments, and became one of the best-known figures in 20th-century art.

When I was a youth, Picasso’s work was example of the weirdness and excess of what I understood to be modern art.  He was in his prime at the time and known even to a kid on a farm in Kansas.  However, perhaps my tastes have matured.  Among all his works, there are actually several I would hang in my house.  The one featured on this TB is an example, provided I could afford it.

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Tracking History (26636.2mi) View Map

Dropped Off 04/22/2019 mfeuilly placed it in Skunks Forever Colorado - 121.95 miles  Visit Log

Thought I had logged this drop.

Retrieve It from a Cache 12/07/2018 mfeuilly retrieved it from Head of Ute Mountain Colorado   Visit Log

Picked up. May not be able to get it far but will move.

Dropped Off 11/01/2018 fortravelssake placed it in Head of Ute Mountain Colorado - 324.5 miles  Visit Log

From the desert of Arizona to the Sleeping Ute Mountain, this trackable visited many states before finally being dropped here! Safe travels, bug!

Retrieve It from a Cache 01/17/2018 fortravelssake retrieved it from Bare Footin' Arizona   Visit Log

This is our first TB! Yay! We had a fantastic day in the desert!

Dropped Off 01/17/2018 Téou & Aila placed it in Bare Footin' Arizona - 55.92 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/31/2017 Téou & Aila retrieved it from Back Roads 028 Arizona   Visit Log

Nice painting that is!
We will have this one travel a bit
Téou & Aila

Dropped Off 10/30/2017 Kallima44 placed it in Back Roads 028 Arizona - 30.38 miles  Visit Log
Write note 10/30/2017 Kallima44 posted a note for it   Visit Log

Time to part our ways. This is a very nice series with no muggles out on a desert back-road, Leaving you with the beautiful desert sunsets and sunrises from Arizona. Bon voyage my travelling buddy!

Visited 10/30/2017 Kallima44 took it to Guardians of the Canyons Arizona - 1.21 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/15/2017 Kallima44 took it to Happy Feet II Arizona - 1,001.66 miles  Visit Log
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