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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 ...

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…)

Picasso on the Barcelona of the 60s

This past month of May, the roundtable about “Picasso in the Barcelona of the 60s” took place, bringing together expert historians, writers and architects to talk about the context of the birth of the museum within the framework of the exhibition that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the museum “The Museu Picasso, 50 years in Barcelona.The Origins”. Picasso Exhibition organized by the Fundació Joan March and the Museu Picasso. 05/12/1978. Photo: Eduard Olivella (more…)