Pablo Picasso needs no heavy introduction. However, we’re willing to bet you’ve never seen these amazing light paintings the artist created with LIFE magazine photographer Gjon Mili, way back in 1949. Aided with a small electric light, Picasso produced a series of short-lived light drawings, captured by two separate cameras for posterity. With fascinating depictions of bulls, centaurs and other Greek mythological creatures, hit the thumbs for a closer look at the legendary Pablo Picasso performing his captivating light paintings.

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