El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona
  • 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 156 engravings»: Picasso reflects on love, life and art

    Claustre Rafart, curator of the exhibition in the Museu Picasso that exhibits them completely for the first time since 1980, tells us: “The 156 engravings are the film of the life of Picasso”. This series of engravings, that the artist carried out between 1968 and 1968, are a paradigmatic example of the latter work of Picasso and of his experimentations and trials in various engraving techniques. Thematically, this series of works could be summed up as a final major tragicomedy, in which literary, artistic and autobiographical quotes are mixed together, with a sensuality provided by nude and exhibitionist women, confronted by ...

  • 2016 in the Museu Picasso

    In the previous post we explained what the major milestones of 2015 had been: in this one we would like to present our projects for 2016, that we are beginning full of energy and with proposals in all the activity fields of the museum. With regard to our exhibition programme, we will present the exhibition Cubism and war. The crystal in the flame, which will be the main exhibition of the expositive season of the museum, focused on the survival of the European avant-garde artists established in Paris during the First World War. The response to the conflict of war was ...

  • 2015 in perspective

    So the year comes to an end, and from the museum we are taking a look back to evaluate everything we have achieved. This has been a very busy year in terms of proposals and projects, among which we would like to highlight the following: —Exhibition “Picasso/Dalí. Dalí/Picasso”: very well received by the public and by the critics, the exhibition has been one of the most visited in the history of the museum, and represents a step forward in the aim of the museum to be a centre of reference in terms of research around Picasso. In this case, it has ...