Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection, York Art Gallery, York. Closes 5 November 2017. Lord and Lady Attenborough began collecting ceramics by Picasso in 1954 and continued collecting for over 50 years, building one of the most significant private collections in the UK. Highlights from their collection have been loaned to York by the NewContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection”

Exhibition: Picasso and the Mediterranean, @ Fundación Canal, Madrid

Picasso and the Mediterranean Fundación Canal, Calle Mateo Inurria, Madrid 1 June – 15 August 2017 Free exhibition of 91 works, mainly ceramics and prints, selected from the Picasso Museo Casa Natal in Málaga. About half the exhibition is devoted to the inspiration Picasso drew from bull-fighting and its rituals and includes his series ofContinue reading “Exhibition: Picasso and the Mediterranean, @ Fundación Canal, Madrid”

Closing soon: Picasso and Naples: Parade

Picasso and Naples: Parade Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, and the Antiquarium, Pompeii 8 April-10 July 2017 Exhibition across two venues celebrating the centennial of Picasso’s trip to Italy in 1917. The artist arrived in Rome on February 18, 1917, in the company of Jean Cocteau, with whom he was working on the designs for Parade, aContinue reading “Closing soon: Picasso and Naples: Parade”

Closing soon: Picasso Primitif (Paris)

  Picasso Primitif Musée de Quai Branly, Paris 28 March – 23 July 2017 As evidenced by the exhibition’s documents, letters, objects and photographs, Picasso’s personal collection of the arts of Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Asia accompanied him in his moves from one studio to the next. The aim is not to show anyContinue reading “Closing soon: Picasso Primitif (Paris)”

BSS Event – Private View – Art Revolutionaries: Homage to the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic 1937 – Wed 8 Feb 2017 – 6.30-8.00 pm

British Spanish Society Event Private view  – Art Revolutionaries: Homage to the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic, 1937 – paintings and sculptures from Picasso, Miró and Calder – with a talk at 7.00pm by Director, Jordí Mayoral. Date: Wednesday 8th February 6.30 – 8.00 pm Venue: Mayoral at 6 Duke Street, St. James’, London SW1Y 6BN Tickets: British Spanish SocietyContinue reading “BSS Event – Private View – Art Revolutionaries: Homage to the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic 1937 – Wed 8 Feb 2017 – 6.30-8.00 pm”

Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London

Picasso Portraits National Portrait Gallery, London 6 October 2016 – 5 February 2017 Major exhibition of over eighty works focusing on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers from all periods of his  career and in all media. Works on show range from the realist paintings of his boyhood to his later ultra-spontaneous canvases.Continue reading “Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London”

Picasso at LACMA

Picasso and his Printers Los Angeles County Museum of Art 23 July – 27 November 2016 The stimulus Picasso received from his printers was critical to his exploration of his graphic art and this exhibition, largely drawn from LACMA’s collections, covers seven decades of his career, from his conventional early drypoints to the radical approachContinue reading “Picasso at LACMA”

Upcoming exhibition: Picasso on Paper, Compton Verney

Picasso on Paper Compton Verney, Warwickshire 15 October – 11 December 2016 Featuring over 70 works from the collection of the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf, this exhibition traces Picasso’s evolving artistic vision through four decades of experimentation in printmaking techniques and subject matter.  

Picasso at the Fondation Pierre Gianadda

Picasso: His late work: A tribute to Jacqueline Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland 18 June – 20 November, 2016 Exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of Picasso’s last wife and final muse, Jacqueline Rocque. Presents a selection of more than 110 items of Picasso’s ceramics, engravings, paintings and sculptures from the mid 1950’s to his deathContinue reading “Picasso at the Fondation Pierre Gianadda”

Picasso in Columbus, Ohio

Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio 10 June– 11 September, 2016 Exhibition (having toured from the Barnes Museum, Philadelphia) inspired by CMA’s  Picasso Still Life with Compote and Glass, 1914–15. It features some 50 works drawn from major museums and private collections from around the world. The exhibitionContinue reading “Picasso in Columbus, Ohio”