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Exploring correlations between Picasso’s artworks and his personal contacts

Enrique Mallen1* Luis Meneses2
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1 Sam Houston State University, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Huntsville, Texas, USA
2 Vancouver Island University, Department of Computer Science, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Submitted: 26 May 2023 | Accepted: 27 June 2023 | Published: 19 July 2023
© 2023 by the Author(s). This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution -Noncommercial 4.0 International License (CC-by the license) ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ )
Abstract

For a biographical artist like Pablo Picasso, exploring the correlation between specific individuals or events in his life and certain shifts in his style is a crucial step in understanding his artistic works. This article analyzes these correlations using information recorded on a MySQL database by the Online Picasso Project for over two decades. We exported the database to SQLite and extracted entities using Python and its BeautifulSoup library to analyze term frequency-inverse document frequency using the Gensim library. Our analysis has confirmed that the connections between artistic creations and biographical events do indeed exist.

Keywords
Picasso
Biography
Artwork
Correlation
SQLite
Gensim
Funding
None.
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