Marina Picasso was born to Picasso's son Paulo in 1951 and makes her home in New York, Geneva, and her grandfather's house in Cannes. She has two children, Gael and Flore, and has adopted three Vietnamese children, Florian, Mai, and Dimitri.
Since 1990 Marina has been working tirelessly to help abandoned and neglected children in Vietnam, and to that end she started the Marina Picasso Foundation. Her foundation has been a benefactor to Vietnamese orphanages and pediatric hospitals throughout that country.
Multitalented, Marina's other pursuits inlude show jumping, being very involved with the Cannes International Jumping Festival which each year includes the ""Challenge Marina Picasso."" She has also developed a famous perfume, ""Chapeau Bleu,"" and has recently published a book about life with her famous grandfather.
Marina lends her collection of 400 paintings and over 7000 sketches, drawings, and sculptures to Picasso exhibitions around the world.