Pablo Picasso: Drawing Inspiration
Nathan Cummings Building for Modern and Contemporary Art Israel Museum, Jerusalem
7 July – 19 November, 2016
Featuring several hundred works from the Israel Museum’s collection, complemented by notable loans from major museums worldwide showcases Picasso’s artistic evolution, experimentations, and virtuosity from the turn of the 20th century to 1970. Emphasizing Picasso’s graphic works, this exhibition demonstrates the artist’s lifelong interest and extraordinary versatility in drawing and printmaking. Picasso meticulously dated his prints, particularly in his series, keeping close track of the development of his art. The works on view, executed in all of the most important printmaking techniques – etching, engraving, drypoint, aquatint, lithography, and linocut.