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Malén Gual: «We shouldn’t look at Picasso as a consecrated artist, but as a 19-year-old boy who absorbs many things from many other artists»

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 ...

Inhabitants of the Museum: Yvette Guilbert

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».