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Do you know the inhabitants of the Museu Picasso?

Last year we started a series of biographical articles about the characters that appear in the paintings of Picasso from the collection of the museum. They are people with names and surnames, intimate friends, close relations or simply acquaintances that passed through Picasso’s life.  Of all of them, the artist did portraits using different techniques and styles that allow us to appreciate the wealth of registers that the artist mastered. (more…)

Changes in the collection this autumn

This autumn will be time for renovation and during the months of September and October we will be making changes to the galleries of the permanent collection of the museum, so as to adapt the spaces to the movements of the works, produced, on the one hand, to maintain the criteria of preventive conservation that we apply to the works of the museum (especially the works on paper) and, on the other hand, due to the loans of works that we do to other exhibitions and that other museums and collectionsoffer us. In this sense, the redistribution of the rooms ...

Inhabitants of the museum: Léonide Massine, the harlequin of Picasso

Léonide Massine was the artistic name of Leonid Fyodorovich Miassinn, dancer and choreographer from the company of the Ballets Russes. Born in Moscow in 1896, he died in Cologne in 1979. Photograph of Léonide Massine, 1920. Source: Picasso in Italia, Girorgio Cortenova, 1990. | Pablo Picasso. Harlequin. 1917. Oil on canvas. 116 x 90 cm. MPB 10.941 (more…)

2013 of the Museu Picasso in images

This December we have presented the new programming for the museum for 2014, but before finishing 2013 we would like to take a look back over the activities, exhibitions and work that have been carried out during this year that is coming to a close. Here is a selection of images of the highlights of the museum during 2013: (more…)

This spring’s changes to the Collection

During this month of May we are carrying out new changes in the works exhibited in the Collection. In some cases, as for example the works on paper, the changes are being done for reasons of preventive conservation, but we are also taking advantage of these modifications to be able to show all the wealth of the Collection following a coherent expositive discourse and bringing to light works which perhaps are not so well known from these periods of Picasso. Visitors in the galleries of the Collection (more…)