Synopsis by Sally Barber
Spanish cubist, painter, and sculptor Pablo Picasso was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His radical ideas about art challenged the way reality is perceived. Called "the father of modern art" by some, Picasso's career spanned 75 years. A Painter's Diary is an intimate glimpse into the personal and professional worlds of this prodigious master. The film examines Picasso's body of work, as well as the individuals and locations that defined his life. Film highlights include commentary from Paloma Picasso and Claude Picasso. Through the artist's story, viewers discover a deeper understanding of the relationship of art to our everyday lives.