Picasso and the women

24th of June – 12th of November 2017

Our 25th exhibiton is dedicated to one of the greatest and most important artist of modern times: Pablo Picasso.

Born in Málaga in 1881, Picasso became the most productive and richest artist og his time until his death in 1973. His expressive and diverse creation includes more than 50.000 paintings, drawings, grafics, collages and ceramics. Together with Georges Braque Picasso is known as the founder of cubism.

Pablo Picasso, Figure au corsage rayé, Farblithographie, 1949.
© Succession Picasso/VG-Bildkunst 2017.

The exhibition focuses on the women in Pablo Picassos life and how he depicted them in his work. They all were his muses and inspiration, enriching and influencing his works in different ways.

Some of Picassos women, lovers or muses were and are artists with a considerable talent themselves . They benefitted from the close relationship to the famous painter and his genious, some never able to step out of his shadow.

Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar, tête renversée, Öl auf Leinwand, 54,5 x 38cm, 1939, © Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.