El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

The celebration of drawing

It’s possible to draw on the ground with sand taking advantage of the supposed chance of a pendulum or you can draw with invisible ink without seeing the result of what has been drawn. There are no limits when exercising the human gesture, so primitive, of drawing. That’s why children don’t have prejudices or shame in front of a drawing. This is the spirit of the festival Barcelona Dibuixa –the old Big Draw-, the major festivity of drawing which is spread all around the city, and which, on Sunday October 20th gathered together lovers of drawing of all ages in ...

2012 of the Museu Picasso in images

We are starting 2013 very much on the right foot and with good perspectives for the future of the museum.  Nevertheless, we don’t want to forget everything we did in 2012, so you can find here a small selection of images of some of the projects we carried out in the museum last year: In 2012 we started a new period in the hands of the director Bernardo Laniado-Romero, focusing especially on a revision of the Collection of the museum, as well as giving emphasis to education and accessibility from all the fields. Man leaning against a wall. Pablo Picasso 1899 ...

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, ...