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IV “Picasso in Words” Award

What story do you think lies behind some of Picasso’s works? Barcelona’s Picasso Museum and the UOC’s lletrA project invite you to take part in the “Picasso in Words” micro-story writing competition.

The micro-works for this prize should be brief stories of a maximum of 1,500 characters (including spaces) written in Catalan and Spanish. By the age of 8 to 12 years, we propose a haiku, a poem in three short verses.

The subject matter should be inspired by one of the following works from the collection:

Portrait of Benedetta Bianco (Senyora Canals)The Passeig de ColomLola, the artist's sister

Portrait of Benedetta Bianco (Sra. Canals). Pablo Picasso. París, 1905. Oil and charchoal on canvas. MPB 4.266
The Passeig de Colom. Pablo Picasso. Barcelona, 1917. Oil on canvas. MPB 110.028
Lola, the artist’s sister, in the Studio in Riera de Sant Joan. Pablo Picasso. 1900. Oil on canvas. MPB 110.054

And to join the celebration of the “Joana Raspall Year” and are proud to announce that the poetess will be an honorary member of the jury.

You have until 23 Arpil to send us your stories!

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