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How the Museu Picasso Collection was created

On July 4th the second exhibition dedicated to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Museu Picasso was inaugurated. The exhibition will be on until November 24th and is entitled "50 years of the Museu Picasso in Barcelona. The Collection”. First display of the Las Meninas series at the Berenguer d’Aguilar Palace, 1968 Photographer: Pérez de Rozas (more…)

The early Picasso in Malaga

The Museo Picasso Málaga has just inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Picasso of Malaga. Earliest works”, curated by Rafael Inglada, which looks into the ties between Picasso and his city of birth. This exhibition has been organized with the support and collaboration of the Museu Picasso, Barcelona. The exhibition brings together 53 works by Picasso, most of which are from his childhood and early youth, along with a selection of works from his later years that reveal how Malaga left a mark on his work.  Furthermore, it includes 35 works by other artists settled in Malaga at the end of the 19th ...

Changes in the Collection of the Museu Picasso

It is a well known fact that museums do not permanently exhibit all the works of their collections. For reasons of conservation or due to the curatorial discourse, a large number of drawings and paintings are systematically changed, turning the Collection into a living organism that is renewed and modified non-stop. Our Collection is very rich in terms of works on paper - drawings and prints, that, for reasons of preventive conservation, oblige us to change them every three or four months. This allows us to exhibit all the works and even the smallest ones, which take on special ...

The thousand faces of Jacqueline Picasso

On the occasion of the exhibition “Picasso ceramics. Jacqueline’s gift to Barcelona” the museum presents a selection of prints that bear witness to the relation of the artist and the muse. Jacqueline with black scarf. Picasso, 1959. Lithography: lithographic crayon on zinc, printed on paper Portrait of a woman II. Picasso, 1955. Lithography: lithographic crayon, with frottage, on transfer paper, transferred to stone, printed on paper (more…)

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