El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

The live restoration of “Science and Charity”

If you visit the museum these days you will be able to enjoy something not very habitual: the live restoration of what is considered to be the leading work from the formation of the artist, Science and Charity, a piece of large dimension, created in 1897, and that this year is celebrating its 120th anniversary. Picasso painted Science and Charity in Barcelona, in the highest flat of the street Plata, 4, a studio rented by his father, and that today has been turned into a hotel. The work was presented in the exhibition of 1897 in Madrid, where it was awarded ...

4 simultaneous exhibitions that you can enjoy in the Museum Picasso

From 25 October 2017 to 28 January 2018, the Museum Picasso de Barcelona opens its doors to four exhibitions, on show simultaneously: “1917: Picasso in Barcelona”, “Arthur Cravan: Maintenant?”, “The Shared Studio: Picasso, Fín, Vilató and Xavier” and “Lucien Clergue: Twenty-Seven Encounters with Picasso”. (more…)

New York: museums and social inclusion

My first trip to New York, with a never-ending list of things to do: to visit the emblematic buildings, Central Park, the neighbourhoods of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Harlem, to taste a thousand different foods from all the countries of the world in just one city. And, of course, the museums, where you can find some of the most important collections in the world. (more…)

Other artists in the 1970 Picasso donation

We are celebrating the donation of Picasso to our museum in 1970 with the exhibition «Other artists in the 1970 Picasso donation», from April 6th to September 3rd 2017. An exhibition curated by Malén Gual, conservator of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona. The visitor can enjoy a selection of 31 works, paintings and drawings by artists that Picasso left in family homes when he moved to Paris and which, subsequently, in 1970 he would donate to the museum in memory of his friend Jaume Sabartés. (more…)

The inhabitants of the museum: Jacqueline Roque

Continuing the series of the inhabitants of our museum we are going to talk about one of the leading characters from the life and work of Picasso,of the muse of the muses, who he loved in his maturity and with whom he totally fell in love with, Jacqueline Picasso. The last wife of the artist was born in Paris under the name of Jacqueline Roque, in February 1927.  Her father abandoned them so she lived with her mother until she died, when  Jacqueline was eighteen years old. (more…)