El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

“Picasso discovers Paris”, a trip to Bohemia at the beginning of the 20th century

On 21st September we will officially open to the public “Picasso discovers Paris” in the Museu Picasso of Barcelona. This is an exhibition that aims to transmit the impact that the French capital caused on the artist the first two times he traveled there, and which has been possible thanks to an exchange of works with the Museé d’Orsay and the Museé National Picasso-París. (more…)

Autumn-winter in the Museu Picasso: photographic review of the most notable activities

To definitively close the autumn-winter season in the Museu Picasso, we would like to do a photographic review of the activities within the framework of the exhibitions that we have organised over the past few months.  There have been four simultaneous exhibitions (one of which continues to be open), of various contents and for all publics: ideal complements for our permanent collection.  Do you want to accompany us to remember them. (more…)

New reflections about Picasso and Cubism in the 3rd Master Lecture Jaume Sabartés

The third edition of the cycle of Jaume Sabartés lectures, which is held each year in honour of the founder of the Museu Picasso, counted last week on the presence of Dr. Christopher Green as a guest speaker, who offered his vision about “Picasso and friends: Cubism as Realism, 1914-1918”. (more…)

Evaluation by the internship students of the museum

During this course we initiated a programme of internships which responded, on the one hand, to the commitment of the museum towards collaborating in an active way in the training of future professionals, and on the other, aimed at promoting learning through experience in the professional fields that are carried out in the museum. The experience has been very fruitful for the staff of the museum and we believe that has also been so for our internship students! As follows we include some of their feedback they provided us with: (more…)

The memoires of Joan Gaspar and Elvira Farreras in the Reading Club

One of the most repeated expressions in the last session of the year was 'testimony of exception'.  Counting on the presence of Joan Gaspar Farreras, founder of the Joan Gaspar Gallery and son of Joan Gaspar and Elvira Farreras, meant connecting directly with the live history of the Barcelona of the 20th century. Live, yes, thanks to the prodigious memory of Gaspar, who is capable of conjuring up in the samesentence, both the memory of the casual way in which the project of an exhibition at the Sala Gaspar that would end up in history books was originated, and how ...