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10 figures of the 50 years of the Museu Picasso in Barcelona

During 2013 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Museu Picasso in Barcelona on March 9th 1963. From 2014 onwards, and in homage to its founder Jaume Sabartés, we are starting a cycle of annual master conferences based around the work of Picasso. Picasso and Sabartés s/d.  Source Jaume Sabartés. Museu Picasso, Barcelona Photograph: Jacqueline Picasso (more…)

This summer, come along to the Museu Picasso

As each year, the museum doesn’t close for holidays and during the month of August you can come and enjoy the exhibitions and activities we offer. Here are a few recommendations: · Exhibition “Yo Picasso. Self-Portraits”: this is the first major monographic exhibition about Picasso’s self-portraits and covers more than 70 years of his artistic production. Self-Portrait. Pablo Picasso. 1907. Oil on canvas. 56×46cm. Národní galerie v Praze | Self-Portrait. Pablo Picasso. June 30th, 1972. Pencil and coloured wax crayons on paper. 65,7×50,5cm. Private collection, Tokio. Courtesy Fuji Television Gallery (more…)

Anecdotes and impressions of the 50th anniversary

On Saturday March 9th the Museu Picasso celebrated the 50th anniversary of its inauguration. Quite a milestone, particularly if we take into account the Barcelona of 1963 and the political environment of the time. Placement of the plaque of the Museu Picasso. c. 1966. Photo: Hernández (more…)

The images of the Big Draw 2012!

Despite the threat of rain, this year’s Festa del Dibuix was a major success of participation! A Big Thanks to the big and small ones, workshop leaders, institutions, monitors and collaborators for making this day a big Big Draw! And here we leave you with a small selection of the photos that were taken: Cercle Artístic Sant Lluc Drawing the city. Drawing the Big Draw with Sagar and Swasky Pieces from a jigsaw with Pep Puig and Marta Peribáñez Sketching sessions with live modelsNotes session with a live model (more…)

The Big Draw, la Festa del Dibuix is Back!

For the third year in a row, pencils are being sharpened in preparation for the return of the Big Draw on Sunday 21st October.  This festivity is a proposal that originates from London and that little by little has spread around the world.  Pencils, felt tip pens, paints, cardboard, paint brushes, pieces of paper or just bits of paper... all the materials are valid for letting your imagination fly and starting to draw, from toddlers to the oldest ones, drawing is ageless! Very happy with the results of the previous years, this year we’re repeating the experience with more workshop leaders, ...