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Pablo Picasso Forced To Join The 10:10 Climate Change Campaign

by | 11th, November 2009

picasso_elements-05HOW can the dead and the war on climate change? The Guardian brings news of how Pablo Picasso is being welcomed into the movement’s green period:

Ever fancied owning an original Picasso? How about a signed one? And what if it was also something that helped the fight against global warming? Well, the dreams of one art-loving environmentalist will soon come true.

What, Pablo Picasso, father to four carbon emitting children, including Paulo, who once raced motorbikes and worked as his dad’s chauffeur?

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Now the Vallauris linocut will enter history in a new role — raising money to fight climate change. To win the artwork, entrants can buy as many tickets as they wish to enter (each priced at £10.10) and answer a question about Picasso’s work. Correct entries will be drawn from a proverbial hat on 31 January next year and all proceeds go to the 10:10 campaign.

Question: Picasso also made his famous ceramics in the town of Vallauris, working at the local Madoura pottery. How much fresh water does it take to make a pot? And what is the shipping cost for finished products?

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