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Who was the enigmatic Margot?

Pablo Picasso went on his second trip to Paris in June 1901 to prepare an exhibition of his recent work, together with the Basque painter Francisco Iturrino, in the Vollard Gallery. Organised by the young Catalan dealer Pere Mañach, the exhibition opened on June 25th. Pablo Picasso. The Wait (Margot), 1901. Oil on board. 68,5 x 56cm. MPB 4.271 (more…)

Back home: from Paris to Barcelona

Since the large loan of works of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona for the major retrospective of the artist of the Museum of Modern Art of New York in (MOMA) in 1980, never have so many of our highlights from the collection left the museum at one time. But on the occasion of the exhibitions of Masterpieces at the Musée Picasso, Paris and Picasso. Blue and Rose at the Musée d’Orsay, around sixty works of the museum travelled to the French capital last September where they remained until the closing of the two exhibitions at the beginning of January. Now ...

The Vollard Gallery and the impetuosity of the young Picasso

The exhibition of the Vollard Gallery of 1901 was a turning point in the career of Pablo Picasso. It was at that time that Paris discovered his talent through the positive reviews that appeared in the press of the time, some of which augured a great future, even though he was still only 19 years old.

The hashtag #PicassoEdu is born in the meeting of cultural bloggers and communicators

We are accompanied on this occasion by a group of cultural bloggers and communicators to get to know first-hand the Education Service of the @MuseuPicasso and to experiment with the Visual Thinking Strategies #VTS. This method is based on observation and dialogue in front of the work of art. EDUCATION SERVICE  @MuseuPicasso We proposed to a number of cultural bloggers and communicators to actively participate in the visit to the collection of the Museu Picasso with the Education Service of the @MuseuPicasso. The tour allowed them to discover what is transmitted to each of them by the contemplation of the work of art, in ...

Changes in the galleries of the collection of the Museu Picasso this January

January is a month of good resolutions and also of renovations, and just as we've been doing for the last few years, it is time for a series of changes in the galleries of the permanent collection of the museum. Changes which are both due to loans of works to our own temporary exhibitions or to other centres, as well as the removal of pieces for their preventive conservation, and also changes that derive from maintaining of a coherent expositive discourse in the galleries. The museum is alive and this movement of works also provides the opportunity of showing the public ...