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  • Other artists in the 1970 Picasso donation

    We are celebrating the donation of Picasso to our museum in 1970 with the exhibition «Other artists in the 1970 Picasso donation», from April 6th to September 3rd 2017. An exhibition curated by Malén Gual, conservator of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona. The visitor can enjoy a selection of 31 works, paintings and drawings by artists that Picasso left in family homes when he moved to Paris and which, subsequently, in 1970 he would donate to the museum in memory of his friend Jaume Sabartés. (more…)

  • 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 ...