Current exhibitions at Musée national Picasso-Paris :
The ticket for the Musée national Picasso-Paris is a single ticket giving access to all current exhibitions.
« Guernica »
27 march – 29 july 2018
Following the 80th anniversary of the creation of the work, the Musée national Picasso-Paris, in partnership with the National Museum Reina Sofía Art Center, presents an exhibition about Guernica, masterpiece of Pablo Picasso. The anti-Franco, anti-fascist and pacifist symbol, which is one of the most famous paintings in the world, was preserved in 1981 to Madrid where it is now permanently displayed. Thanks to an exceptional collection of sketches and archives, the exhibition proposes a lesson on the history of Guernica and clarifies questions about Picasso’s political engagement.
« Picasso.Panorama »
Hôtel Salé, basement.
Paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, posters or the performing arts: Pablo Picasso experiences and reinvents a great diversity of materials and practices throughout his life. The exhibition trail focuses on masterpieces from the collection, and each room addresses a particular theme. “Picasso.Panorma” offers a glimpse into the richness of the collection and provides keys to understanding all the techniques used by the artist.
« Picasso’s Picassos »
Hôtel Salé, level 2
The second floor presents a selection of ‘Picasso’s Picassos’ – those works that the artist kept all his life, and which form the basis of the museum’s collection, the largest of the artist’s works in the world. This exceptional collection comes from two donations made in 1979 and 1990 through Acceptance in Lieu. It allows us to examine the major periods of Pablo Picasso’s work.
« Picasso and his personal collection »
Hôtel Salé, level 3
On the third floor, masterpieces by Pablo Picasso intermingle with artworks from his personal collection, just like in his studios. The collection encompasses contemporaries of the artist, such as Henri Matisse and Joan Miró, as well as some old masters he admired.