17 May – 4 November 2018
The exhibition Diego Giacometti, to be held at the Picasso-Paris National Museum from 17 May to 4 November 2018, is an opportunity to explore the genesis of the exceptional commission given to Diego Giacometti in 1982-1983 for the furnishing of the Hotel Salé, a jewel of the Picasso National Museum. This unique set of chairs, benches, tables and lamps, created exclusively for the museum, marks the culmination of the work of Diego Giacometti, executing his last commission before his death in July 1985.
4 September – 13 January 2019
What is the meaning of masterpiece for Pablo Picasso? The exhibition “Picasso: Masterpieces! answers this question by bringing together some of his greatest works, some of which will be shown in Paris for the first time. Thanks to exceptional loans, masterpieces from all over the world will be displayed alongside those from the Musée National Picasso-Paris.
The assembled collection offers a new look at Picasso’s creativity with special attention given to his critical reception. It explores the exhibitions, articles and publications that accompanied each artwork and helped forge their reputation as masterpieces over the years. The Musée National Picasso-Paris archives play an essential part in telling this story.