Picasso: The Artist and His Muses
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
11 June – 2 October 2016
Exhibition examining the significance of the six women who were inspirational to his artistic development: Fernande Olivier, Olga Khokhlova, Marie-Thérèse Walter, Dora Maar, Françoise Gilot and Jacqueline Roque. Picasso’s innovations in painting, drawing, print and sculpture are conveyed through recurring motifs such as the seated woman and reclining nude. Created by Art Centre Basel in collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Katharina Beisiegel.