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We are inaugurating the exhibition “Picasso’s passion for El Greco”

In collaboration with the Museo Nacional del Prado, we present El Greco's An Old Gentleman, The masterpiece is shown together with works from our own collection which Picasso created under El Greco's influence or in homage to his work. El Greco. Old Gentleman. Oil on canvas. 46 x 43 cm. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid © Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid | Pablo Picasso. Portrait of an unknown man, after El Greco. Barcelona, c. 1899. Oil on canvas. 34.5 x 31.2 cm (irregular). Gift of Pablo Picasso, 1970. Museu Picasso, Barcelona © Successió Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2015 (more…)

Family workshop of “Exquisite portrait”

As part of the temporary exhibition “Picasso/Dalí. Dalí/Picasso” we have programmed a series of workshops for families entitled “Exquisite portrait”. Here you have a small taste of how the session went this last Saturday: Before visiting the exhibition, we talked in the classrooms about what we were going to do. (more…)

Confronting Picasso, an expositive exercise

Picasso is the object of a multitude of exhibitions each year that propose new interpretations of his work, analysing in detail a period or a specific theme, or focusing on certain artistic techniques.  But one of the most interesting topics is the relation of Picasso with other artists.  The Museu Picasso, as an institution that promotes the study and diffusion of the figure and work of Picasso, will be presenting this March the exhibition “Picasso-Dalí. Dalí-Picasso”. After “Picasso vs. Rusiñol” and “Picasso Looks at Degas”, this is the third major exhibition dedicated to the exploration of the relations between Picasso ...

The programming of the Museu Picasso for 2015

What will we be doing in 2015? This last Tuesday we presented the museum’s programming of what the museum will be doing this year. Exhibitions, seminars, activities, presentations, restorations and family workshops, amongt others, will form part of the new programme that we have planned for 2015. Following you can find an outline of the main events: Pablo Picasso, Woman in a Red Armchair. 1929. Oil on canvas. 65 x 54 cm. The Menil Collection, Houston Hickey-Robertson, Houston © Successió Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2015 | Salvador Dalí. Apparatus and Hand. 1927. Oil on wood panel. 62,2 x 47,6 cm. Salvador Dalí Museum, Inc., Sant Petersburg, Florida © Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres 2015 ...