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«Sabartés by Picasso by Sabartés», history of two inseparable friends

This year represents 50 years since the death of Jaume Sabartés, an essential figure in the life of Pablo Picasso and the man behind the foundation of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona. For this reason, from 23rd November we will be paying homage to him with the exhibition «Sabartés by Picasso by Sabartés», that not only takes an in-depth look at his friendship with the Cubist master, but also his career as a biographer, writer, translator, professor and intellectual.

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.

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 ...

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