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This year, 2010, is a year of great exhibitions about Picasso’s work!

Throughout 2010 exhibitions about the work of Picasso are taking place around the world; this is a great year for anyone interested in his work.

At present, apart from the temporary exhibition that just opened at the Picasso Museum on the relationship between Picasso and Santiago Rusiñol, the exhibition “Picasso: Peace and Freedom”, on art and politics in Picasso’s work at the Tate Liverpool can be seen, among others. An exhibition on Picasso and the horse has also recently been inaugurated at the Picasso Museum of Málaga, and since last month a major exhibition of the complete collection of Picasso’s work from the museum’s collection has been opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In this same city, an exhibition of Picasso’s engravings can also be seen at the MoMA.

Met Met
The facade of The Met in New York, with the banners for the Picasso exhibition
Banners for the exhibition at The Met in the streets of New York
Photos: Conxa Rodà

At the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts, the exhibition “Picasso Looks at Degas”, an exhibition the American press has named one of the most interesting of the year, is about to be inaugurated. The exhibition is co-produced with the Museu Picasso of Barcelona and will be inaugurated on 13 June in the US. Beginning on 15 October it may be visited at our museum!

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General view of the exhibition “Picasso: Peace and Freedom” at the Tate Liverpool, during its installation
Installation of the work from the Las Meninas series, a loan by the Museu Picasso for the exhibition at the
Tate Liverpool
Photos: Anna Vélez

This exhibition explores, for the first time, Degas’ influence on Picasso’s work and reflects on the process of absorption, incorporation and transformation that Picasso undertook with the work of Degas, an artist from a generation prior to his own. It will be a unique opportunity to see great works by both artists in Barcelona!

And there are still more Picasso exhibitions to open throughout the year: we will keep you informed on our website, in the “Picasso News” section. Don’t miss it!

Anna Guarro
Public Programms

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