About the exhibition
After a triumphant reopening that attracted one million visitors, the Musée national Picasso-Paris presents its first major international exhibition: “Picasso. Sculptures”.
Following the “Picasso Sculpture” retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, organised in partnership with the Musée national Picasso-Paris (10 September 2015-7 February 2016), the aim of the “Picasso. Sculptures” exhibition, which is to be held at the Hôtel Salé from 8 March to 28 August 2016, is to contemplate the artist’s sculptures from a different angle – the “multiple” – through series and variations, casts, reproductions and enlargements, produced from the original sculptures. Featuring over 240 pieces, it is the largest collection of his sculpted work assembled since the Picasso Sculpteur exhibition at the Pompidou Centre back in 2000. Exceptional collections will be presented, such as the series of six Verres d’absinthe (Glasses of absinthe; 1914), which will be seen in its entirety for the first time in Europe.
Curator responsible of scuptures at Musée national Picasso-Paris (also co-curator for the exhibition Picasso.Sculptures at Moma)
Musée national Picasso-Paris's conferences
Each exhibition at the Musée national Picasso-Paris gives rise to a series of monthly lectures, free and open to everyone in an intimate format. Led by curators, professionals or researchers from a variety of disciplines, they are an opportunity to extend or deepen the themes and reflections addressed in the exhibitions.
Catalogue under the direction of Cécile Godefroy and Virginie Perdrisot
Format: 21 x 26,5cm
Pages: 352 / 270 colour illustrations
Co-publication Musée national Picasso-Paris/Somogy/Bozar