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The painting depicts a Parisian street girl, named "Linda", whose fate is unknown. It was painted at a key phase in Picasso's life, as he made the transition from an impoverished bohemian at the start of to a successful artist by the end of It is currently the third highest selling painting by Picasso. After achieving some early success in , Picasso was still a struggling artist by , living in penury in Montmartre. The work was painted at the new studio that he took on the top floor of the dilapidated building at 13 rue Ravignan, which the poet Max Jacob termed " Le Bateau-Lavoir ". Young Girl with a Flower Basket was created in the autumn of , after Picasso returned to Paris from spending six weeks painting in the countryside in Holland. The experience of his Dutch trip was also coupled with a renewed Parisian interest in classical art , which had great influence on Picasso's work during that year. The art historian Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
Naked photos of girls sent to dance teacher Grant Davies to help them, mother says. A mother who sent photographs and video of her two naked daughters to their dance teacher has told an inquiry that she feared he would destroy their dancing prospects. From February , the woman's two daughters, who were as young as nine at the time, did up to 40 hours of dance classes a week, and Davies and the mother began sending online messages to each other. After her own aspirations to be a dancer never materialised, she said she felt excited for her daughters' futures. The woman wept as she told the hearing she sent the first inappropriate video of her daughter, who was 10 at the time, to Davies in Her eldest daughter was "only in a G-string, mucking around with a feather boa".
Macomb Area Computer Enforcement team investigators were also able to identify a second female victim, age 13 from Bruce Township, who Best contacted. With this victim, Best wanted her to send him nude photos of herself and if she did not comply, he threatened to tell her parents. Police believe Best may have had contact with additional teenagers from the area and are continuing an investigation. Best faces a long list of felonies, including using a computer to commit a crime, distributing sexually explicit material to children and extortion. He faces several years in prison if convicted. Latest Sports. Best Of. Whitmer encouraged all eligible adults to schedule appointments to receive a booster shot if it has been six months from when they were fully vaccinated. Local Radars.