Art Trivia of the Week—Smoke Signals
Legend has it that the midwife in Picasso’s birth believed him to be dead, abandoning the newborn to care for his mother instead. Picasso’s uncle, Don Salvador, saved his young, neglected soul by blowing cigar smoke in his face, an effective method to bring the child both to tears and back to life.
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