Around 22,000 people participated in the Big Draw. Barcelona Draws 2018, the biggest ever drawing festivity held in the city, and the response of the public was very positive despite the fact that the rain and cold were protagonists throughout the Sunday and very especially during the morning.
As you know, since 21st September and until 20th January we have open in the Museum the exhibition «Picasso discovers Paris», in which, with the collaboration Musée d’Orsay and the Musée national Picasso-Paris we have shaped the context that the artist found on his first trips to the French capital. Now we will take a deeper look at the contents of this three-sided initiative by interviewing the curator of the exhibition and conservator of the Museu Picasso, Malén Gual. Malén Gual, during the guided visit for the media. «Picasso discovers Paris» goes beyond the concept of exhibition. How could we define it? It ...
On Sunday 28th October the ninth edition of Big Draw BCN arrives and does so with important novelties. This year, the major festivity of drawing is bigger with more collaborators, spaces and workshops so that everyone can express their creativity. Together we will bring true the festival’s slogan: Barcelona draws!
On occasion of the presentation, this September, of a selection of works from the Musée d’Orsay within the context of our permanent collection, which we have given the title of “Picasso discovers Paris”, we want to enlarge our gallery of inhabitants of the museum with a biographical profile of the singer, actress and composer Yvette Guilbert. Star of the chanson from the end of the 19th century, Guilbert is most likely the protagonist of two of the paintings that Picasso did on his first trips to the French capital: «The End of the Number» and «The Fortuneteller».
Pablo Picasso did around 40 works inspired by Le déjeuner sur l’herbe by Édouard Manet that date between 1959 and 1962. This is a series of variations produced with various artistic disciplines such as printing, painting, drawing and ceramics.