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Pablo Picasso

Important Paintings and Sculpture

October 19–December 23, 2010
980 Madison Avenue, New York

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

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Works Exhibited

Pablo Picasso, Femme endormie, symphonie en gris, 1943 Oil on canvas, 19 ⅝ × 28 ¾ inches (50 × 73 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme endormie, symphonie en gris, 1943

Oil on canvas, 19 ⅝ × 28 ¾ inches (50 × 73 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Anatomie féminine, 1946 India ink on prepared wood (door), 82 ⅝ × 27 ⅝ inches (210 × 70 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Anatomie féminine, 1946

India ink on prepared wood (door), 82 ⅝ × 27 ⅝ inches (210 × 70 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Portrait d’enfant: Paloma, 1952 Oil on gouache-primed paper, 26 × 20 inches (66 × 51 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Portrait d’enfant: Paloma, 1952

Oil on gouache-primed paper, 26 × 20 inches (66 × 51 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme étendue lisant, 1952 Oil on canvas with traces of charcoal, 63 ¾ × 51 ⅛ inches (162 × 130 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme étendue lisant, 1952

Oil on canvas with traces of charcoal, 63 ¾ × 51 ⅛ inches (162 × 130 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Petit masque de faune, 1947 Terracotta, engraved and painted with yellow, chestnut, and brown enamel, 12 ¼ × 15 × 1 ⅝ inches (31 × 38 × 4 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Petit masque de faune, 1947

Terracotta, engraved and painted with yellow, chestnut, and brown enamel, 12 ¼ × 15 × 1 ⅝ inches (31 × 38 × 4 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Trois chevaux au galop, 1954 Terracotta, painted with blue and brick red enamel on a gray background, 10 ¼ × 8 ⅝ × 5 ⅞ inches (26 × 22 × 15 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Trois chevaux au galop, 1954

Terracotta, painted with blue and brick red enamel on a gray background, 10 ¼ × 8 ⅝ × 5 ⅞ inches (26 × 22 × 15 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme de profil au foulard vert, 1956 Terracotta, painted with green, black, and pink enamel on a white background, 8 ⅛ × 8 ⅛ × ⅜ inches (20.5 × 20.5 × 1 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme de profil au foulard vert, 1956

Terracotta, painted with green, black, and pink enamel on a white background, 8 ⅛ × 8 ⅛ × ⅜ inches (20.5 × 20.5 × 1 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Petit faune, 1956 Ocher terracotta, painted in black, green, and maroon enamel, 8 ⅛ × 13 ⅜ × 1 ⅝ inches (20.5 × 34 × 4 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Petit faune, 1956

Ocher terracotta, painted in black, green, and maroon enamel, 8 ⅛ × 13 ⅜ × 1 ⅝ inches (20.5 × 34 × 4 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Trois femmes nues, 1943 India ink on paper, 20 ½ × 26 ⅜ inches (52 × 67 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Trois femmes nues, 1943

India ink on paper, 20 ½ × 26 ⅜ inches (52 × 67 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Conversation (croquis), 1958 India ink on paper, 9 ⅞ × 12 ⅝ inches (25 × 32 cm)© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Conversation (croquis), 1958

India ink on paper, 9 ⅞ × 12 ⅝ inches (25 × 32 cm)
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Vénus et l’amour, d’après Cranach, c. May 30, 1949 and c. 1951, 1951 6th state: etching, scraper, burin, and drypoint on copper, pulled on Rives wove paper by Crommelynck between 1975 and 1977 after the plate was beveled and steelfaced, 39 ¼ × 23 ½ inches (100 × 59.5 cm), edition of 50© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Vénus et l’amour, d’après Cranach, c. May 30, 1949 and c. 1951, 1951

6th state: etching, scraper, burin, and drypoint on copper, pulled on Rives wove paper by Crommelynck between 1975 and 1977 after the plate was beveled and steelfaced, 39 ¼ × 23 ½ inches (100 × 59.5 cm), edition of 50
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Bouquet dans un vase, 1959 3rd state: linocut in 4 colors on 1 linoblock pulled on Arches vellum, 29 ½ × 24 ½ inches (75 × 62 cm), edition of 50© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Bouquet dans un vase, 1959

3rd state: linocut in 4 colors on 1 linoblock pulled on Arches vellum, 29 ½ × 24 ½ inches (75 × 62 cm), edition of 50
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Homme, 1958 Bronze, 22 × 7 ¾ × 6 inches (56.2 × 20 × 15.5 cm), edition of 2© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Homme, 1958

Bronze, 22 × 7 ¾ × 6 inches (56.2 × 20 × 15.5 cm), edition of 2
© 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

A black-and-white portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler seated at a desk in front of a painting by Pablo Picasso.

Game Changer
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Michael Cary pays homage to the visionary dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884–1979).

Grace McCann Morley, c. 1950s.

Game Changer
Grace McCann Morley

Berit Potter pays homage to the ardent museum leader who transformed San Francisco’s relationship to modern art.

Charlotte Perriand in her studio on place Saint-Sulpice, Paris, 1928. The hands holding a plate halolike behind her head are Le Corbusier’s.

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.

Diana Widmaier-Picasso standing in front of a bookcase

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.

Still from video Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt

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

In Conversation
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.