«Sabartés by Picasso by Sabartés», history of two inseparable friends

This year represents 50 years since the death of Jaume Sabartés, an essential figure in the life of Pablo Picasso and the man behind the foundation of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona. For this reason, from 23rd November we will be paying homage to him with the exhibition «Sabartés by Picasso by Sabartés», that not only takes an in-depth look at his friendship with the Cubist master, but also his career as a biographer, writer, translator, professor and intellectual.

Inhabitants of the Museum: Benedetta Bianco, Mrs Canals

In a previous post, we already talked to you about the origin of Mrs. Canals, one of the most outstanding portraits of the collection of the Museu Picasso of Barcelona, which the artist from Malaga painted in the autumn of 1905 while he was living in Paris.  But, without putting to one side the relation with Picasso, on this occasion we want to delve in a little more into the figure of a woman who also appears in works of other artists of the period, and who would often become the heart and soul of parties.

4 simultaneous exhibitions that you can enjoy in the Museum Picasso

From 25 October 2017 to 28 January 2018, the Museum Picasso de Barcelona opens its doors to four exhibitions, on show simultaneously: “1917: Picasso in Barcelona”, “Arthur Cravan: Maintenant?”, “The Shared Studio: Picasso, Fín, Vilató ...