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Sant Jordi with Picasso

On Sunday April 23rd we will be celebrating Sant Jordi (Saint George's Day), the festivity of the book and the rose in Catalonia. And what better way to end the week than to dedicate this article to the magic that the day dedicated to the patron saint of Catalonia awakens amongst readers.  That's why it gives us pleasure to recommend some new publications so that you can enjoy the Day alongside Picasso. (more…)

«Picasso. Portraits», fascination for the face

«Picasso. Portraits», from March 17th to June 25th 2017, lands in the Museu Picasso of Barcelona after being well received in the National Portrait Gallery of London. The exhibition highlights the importance of portrait for the artist with 81 works that reflect the extraordinary range of styles that he cultivated with all the techniques and during all the phases of his extensive career. 24 oil paintings, 33 drawings, 6 sculptures, 8 photographs and 7 prints, from public and from private collections from all over the world, make up this magnificent exhibition. (more…)

The 2nd edition of ZOOM is already here!

It's here again!  The 2nd edition of ZOOM has arrived and is up and running! In our last post, about the Balance of 2016 in the Museu Picasso, we explained, amongst other topics, the programme of activities that we offered in the Museum , and one of the star activities that we talked about was «Zoom. The collection under analysis». As many of you will remember, last year the 1st edition of ZOOM was created, an innovative monthly activity (open to all publics and of free access) in which we got to know the works of Picasso from two different aspects, the ...

Balance of 2016 at the Picasso museum

2016 has been an especially important year for the Museum, a year that raises our expectations that 2017 will be even better. These are the most important milestones achieved during the year we have just left behind us: In terms of affluence, the Picasso museum received a total of 954,895 visitors and with 50% of these acquiring the admission ticket in advance through our website. As such, 2016 became the year of consolidation of this system of ticket sales which was introduced two years ago and which we will be improving this January by incorporating the possibility of doing online bookings ...

Changes in the Collection during September 2016: ceramic is the protagonist

In 1955 the first congress organized by the International Academy of Ceramics took place in Cannes, on the occasion of which an exhibition was held. Pablo Picasso participated with several of his works. This year the 47th congress will be taking place in Barcelona, dedicated to ceramics in architecture and the public space. For this reason we are presenting the 41 ceramics donated by Jacqueline Picasso in 1982, a selection of photographs from our collection that documents Picasso working in pottery, and the original engravings the artist did for the exhibition that was held in Vallauris. (more…)