31st January 2012
When our director Pepe Serra said goodbye to the team at the Museu Picasso he told us: ‘We have done ten years’ work in five years.’ What follows is a brief summary of some of the projects carried out during his time as director.
· Research and development of exhibitions that contribute knowledge and added value.
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In: 2.0 Museum, Activities, Collection, Communication, Documentation, Education, Exhibitions, Management, Museology, Picasso and Barcelona, Publications, Research, Restoration, Visitors, artistic creation
27th July 2011
Tags: Abstract, Activities, audio guide, Best of the Web, Big Draw, Cadaqués, Catherine Hutin, Education, Exhibitions, Feasting on Paris, Fernande, Focus, Gósol, Harlequin, Horta de Sant Joan, knowledge, Las Meninas, Lee Miller, library, loans, Margot, neighborhood, Palau Aguilar, Picasso looks at Degas, Picasso network, postgraduate, public, Publications, Research, Restoration, Rodney Graham, Velázquez
During the week of 11th to 15th July, for the second year running, the Museu Picasso’s Education Department presented a training course for teachers on how to work with art as the basis for a transverse exploration of a whole range of subjects in the primary and secondary curricula.
The purpose of these courses is very practical and they reflect the dual need to get closer to teachers on their home terrain, the field they act and work in, while offering them tools and materials with which to incorporate the study of art in the broadest sense and, with particular reference to Picasso, to get rid of certain common misconceptions that do nothing enhance our understanding of the work. Read more »
28th June 2010
On Thursday, 17 June the Museu Picasso hosted the presentation of the book LAS MENINAS # SÈRIE OBERTA, the result of collaborative venture between the Museum and the Escola d’Art i Superior de Disseny Deià. The story begins with an invitation to the city’s art schools with the aim of opening the doors of the Museum and generating dialogues with young design students, encouraging them to take a fresh and freely critical look at the institution.
The Escola Deià, which specializes in interior design and ephemeral architecture, centred the project on the exhibition concept, with a particular focus on the series Las Meninas, one of the most important works in the Museum’s collection. Read more »
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In: Education, artistic creation
11th February 2010
Tags: Art, Deià, design, Education, ephemeral architecture, exhibition, Las Meninas, participation, Picasso, primary school, series, Velázquez
As part of the series ‘the Collection seen by…’ the Museu Picasso invited professor Valentín Roma to give a talk, and we are now posting on our blog the excerpts most directly related to Picasso’s famous work. This is a highly stimulating, playful and provocative text: 5-star recommended reading.
I would like to propose two terms in relation to Picasso and Las Meninas. The first term is tradition. The second term is promiscuity.
We can distinguish four kinds of artistic promiscuity: the promiscuity of the flesh, the promiscuity of time, the promiscuity of the gaze and the promiscuity of history.
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