Gagosian is honored to present, with the generous support of the Picasso family and other important lenders, a comprehensive exhibition of sculpture by Pablo Picasso.
The Sculptures of Pablo Picasso traces a path from the artist’s early bronzes to monumental heads and carved wood figures from the Boisgeloup period as well as constructions that incorporate diverse media and objets-trouvés. Also included are works from the ’30s, ’40s, and ’50s executed in clay, bronze, iron, plaster, and wood, as well as signature painted metal cutouts from the late period.
This exhibition incorporates such iconic and celebrated sculptures as Head of a Woman (Fernande) (1909), Glass of Absinth (1914), Study for Monument to Guillaume Apollinaire (1928), Head of a Woman (Boisgeloup) (1930), Still Life with Glass (1938), Head of a Bull (1950), and Pregnant Woman (1950), as well as other rarely seen works.
A fully illustrated catalogue edited by and with an introduction by Diana Widmaier Picasso will accompany the exhibition. The catalogue will include an essay by Robert Rosenblum.
Michael Cary pays homage to the visionary dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884–1979).
Grace McCann Morley
Berit Potter pays homage to the ardent museum leader who transformed San Francisco’s relationship to modern art.
The New World of Charlotte Perriand
Inspired by a visit to the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s exhibition Charlotte Perriand: Inventing a New World, William Middleton explores the life of this modernist pioneer and her impact on the worlds of design, art, and architecture.
Picasso and Maya: An Interview with Diana Widmaier-Picasso
Diana Widmaier-Picasso curated a presentation at Gagosian, Paris, to celebrate the publication of Picasso and Maya: Father and Daughter at the end of 2019. This comprehensive reference publication explores the figure of Maya Ruiz-Picasso, Pablo Picasso’s beloved eldest daughter, throughout Picasso’s work and chronicles the loving relationship between the artist and his daughter. In this video, Widmaier-Picasso details her ongoing interest in the subject and reflects on the process of making the book.
Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt
Jenny Saville reveals the process behind her new self-portrait, painted in response to Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles.
Claude Picasso and John Richardson
Picasso biographer Sir John Richardson sits down with Claude Picasso to discuss Claude’s photography, his enjoyment of vintage car racing, and the future of scholarship related to his father, Pablo Picasso.
Important Paintings and Sculpture
October 19–December 23, 2010
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