El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

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The birth and creation of the Museu Picasso was not easy in a country and a city in which there were quite a few collectors of the painter and the environment surrounding Franco was against them. Picasso vowed to not put a foot in Spain while there was a dictator but it was very clear to the artist that Barcelona should have a Picasso museum. His Catalan friends who visited him in the last decades of his life coincided in highlighting the fact that Picasso loved to talk about his years in Barcelona. Nostalgia? For sure, but also a deep ...