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Franz West, Paravents, 2010, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany © Archiv Franz West, © Estate Franz West. Photo: Wolfgang Günzel

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Paraventi
Folding Screens from the 17th to 21st Centuries

Through February 22, 2024
Fondazione Prada, Milan
www.fondazioneprada.org

This exhibition investigates the histories and semantics of folding screens by tracing trajectories of cross-pollination between the East and the West, processes of hybridization between different art forms and functions, collaborations between designers and artists, and the emergence of new works. Paraventi presents more than seventy folding screens as well as a selection of contemporary projects, commissioned specifically for this show, by more than fifteen international artists. Work by Francis Bacon, Man Ray, Pablo PicassoJean Prouvé, Ed RuschaCy Twombly, and Franz West is included.

Franz West, Paravents, 2010, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany © Archiv Franz West, © Estate Franz West. Photo: Wolfgang Günzel

Richard Prince, Untitled (Picasso), 2011, Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Madrid © Richard Prince. Photo: Pablo Asenjo

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El eco de Picasso

Through March 31, 2024
Museo Picasso Málaga, Spain
museopicassomalaga.org

Organized as part of Picasso Celebration 1973–2023, a series of international exhibitions and events commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death, The Echo of Picasso focuses on his influence on twentieth-century art. The exhibition places Picasso’s practice in dialogue with work by more than fifty artists, including Francis Bacon, Georg Baselitz, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem de Kooning, Thomas Houseago, Ewa Juszkiewicz, Richard Prince, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Cy Twombly, Tom Wesselmann, and Franz West.

Richard Prince, Untitled (Picasso), 2011, Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Madrid © Richard Prince. Photo: Pablo Asenjo

Pablo Picasso, Portrait d’Olga dans une fauteuil, 1918, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

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Pablo Picasso in
Le Paris de la modernité (1905–1925)

Through April 14, 2024
Petit Palais, Paris
www.petitpalais.paris.fr

Through fashion, cinema, photography, painting, sculpture, and drawing, as well as dance, design, architecture, and industry, this exhibition, whose title translates to Modern Paris, showcases the rich creativity of the two decades between 1905 and 1925. Work by Pablo Picasso is included.

Pablo Picasso, Portrait d’Olga dans une fauteuil, 1918, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

Jeff Wall, A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai), 1993, Tate Modern, London © Jeff Wall

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Capturing the Moment

Through April 28, 2024
Tate Modern, London
www.tate.org.uk

Capturing the Moment explores the relationship between photography and painting through iconic artworks from the modern era. The exhibition examines how the two distinct mediums have shaped each other and how artists have blurred the boundaries to capture moments in time. Work by Francis Bacon, Georg Baselitz, John Currin, Andreas Gursky, Pablo Picasso, Jeff Wall, and Andy Warhol is included.

Jeff Wall, A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai), 1993, Tate Modern, London © Jeff Wall

Pablo Picasso, Three Musicians, summer 1921, Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Picasso in Fontainebleau

October 8, 2023–February 17, 2024
Museum of Modern Art, New York
www.moma.org

Pablo Picasso spent much of the summer of 1921 in the garage of a rented villa in Fontainebleau, France, prolifically creating a startling body of work. Among these creations were two radically different six-foot-high canvases that he painted side by side within weeks of each other: Three Women at the Spring and Three Musicians. This exhibition reunites these two monumental paintings, along with other works from the artist’s pivotal three-month stint in the improvised studio, complemented by photographs and archival documents.

Pablo Picasso, Three Musicians, summer 1921, Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Femme aux mains jointes (étude pour Les Demoiselles d’Avignon), 1907, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

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Gertrude Stein et Pablo Picasso

September 13, 2023–January 28, 2024
Musée du Luxembourg, Paris
museeduluxembourg.fr

This exhibition explores the friendship between Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein, two icons of the twentieth century. Both moved to Paris in the early 1900s, and their status as foreigners affected their roles in the city’s bohemian community as well as their artistic freedom. Examining their closeness and inventiveness, the exhibition considers a century of art, poetry, music, and theater through key figures such as Marcel Duchamp, Jasper Johns, Henri Matisse, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and others.

Pablo Picasso, Femme aux mains jointes (étude pour Les Demoiselles d’Avignon), 1907, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Françoise, 1946, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

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Picasso
Dessiner à l’infini

October 18, 2023–January 15, 2024
Centre Pompidou, Paris
www.centrepompidou.fr

This exhibition, whose title translates to Picasso: Drawing to Infinity, commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death. Organized by the Centre Pompidou in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso–Paris, it explores the artist’s drawing practice through nearly one thousand works, including drawings, engravings, and notebooks.

Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Françoise, 1946, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2023. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso–Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau

Tatiana Trouvé, Rock, 2007 © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Philippe Migeat

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Storie di pietra

October 13, 2023–January 14, 2024
Villa Medici–Académie de France à Rome
www.villamedici.it

This exhibition, whose title translates to Stories of Stones, brings together nearly two hundred works, from the oldest terrestrial mineral dating back 4.4 billion years to the latest mineral, Sentimentite, created by contemporary artist Agnieszka Kurant. The exhibition explores the idea that stones have inspired artists from all eras. Work by Damien Hirst, Henry Moore, Giuseppe Penone, Pablo Picasso, and Tatiana Trouvé is included.

Tatiana Trouvé, Rock, 2007 © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Philippe Migeat

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It’s Pablo-matic
Picasso According to Hannah Gadsby

June 2–September 24, 2023
Brooklyn Museum, New York
www.brooklynmuseum.org

Fifty years after his death, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) remains an artistic and cultural icon. It’s Pablo-matic: Picasso According to Hannah Gadsby examines the artist’s complicated legacy through a critical, contemporary, and feminist lens, while at the same time acknowledging his work’s transformative power and lasting influence. The exhibition is organized with the Australian comedian Gadsby, who has called out the inexcusable behavior of some of art history’s towering figures, including Picasso. With works by Picasso and various women artists, accompanied by a witty and incisive audio tour by the comedian, the show reckons with complex questions around misogyny, creativity, the art historical canon, and “genius.”

Installation view, Young Picasso in Paris, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, May 12–August 6, 2023. Artwork © 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Midge Wattles, courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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Young Picasso in Paris

May 12–August 6, 2023
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
www.guggenheim.org

Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death, the exhibition Young Picasso in Paris explores a critical juncture in his artistic development and highlights a defining work, Le Moulin de la Galette (c. November 1900). This painting and others demonstrate the young artist’s fascination with the unconventional aspects of modern life. Picasso’s early work presages the social disenfranchisement that he brought into sharper relief with his subsequent Blue Period (1901–04) through depictions of the exploited and vulnerable. Also included is a small group of paintings and drawings that show Picasso’s exercises in character study and demonstrate his evolution during this formative period of his life.

Installation view, Young Picasso in Paris, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, May 12–August 6, 2023. Artwork © 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Midge Wattles, courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Albert Oehlen, Untitled, 1990 © Albert Oehlen

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Beautiful, Vivid, Self-contained

April 21–July 21, 2023
Hill Art Foundation, New York
hillartfoundation.org

Beautiful, Vivid, Self-contained is an exhibition curated by David Salle that brings together paintings and sculptures by artists working across different eras, mediums, and geographies to explore the notion of affinity between works of art. Alongside a painting by Salle from 1988, work by Francis Bacon, Willem de Kooning, Mark Grotjahn, Brice Marden, Albert Oehlen, Pablo Picasso, Cy Twombly, and Christopher Wool is included.

Albert Oehlen, Untitled, 1990 © Albert Oehlen

Cy Twombly, Untitled (North African Sketchbook), 1953 (page II) © Cy Twombly Foundation

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Hors-Les-Murs Gribouillage–Scarabocchio
De Léonard de Vinci à Cy Twombly

February 19–April 30, 2023
Beaux-Arts de Paris
www.beauxartsparis.fr

This exhibition, whose title translates to Outside the Walls Scribbling and Doodling: From Leonardo da Vinci to Cy Twombly, includes nearly three hundred original works from the Renaissance to the present day and aims to shed light on these unconventional and often overlooked aspects of the practice of drawing. By exploring scribbling and doodling, from sketches scribbled on the backs of canvases to expansive doodles conceived as artworks in themselves, the show unveils how these experimental, transgressive, regressive, or liberating mark-making gestures, which appear to flout all laws and conventions, have punctuated the history of artistic creation. This exhibition traveled from the Villa Medici–Académie de France à Rome. Work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pablo Picasso, and Cy Twombly is included.

Cy Twombly, Untitled (North African Sketchbook), 1953 (page II) © Cy Twombly Foundation

Jordan Wolfson, Female Figure, 2014 © Jordan Wolfson. Photo: Markus Tretter, Kunsthaus Bregenz

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Transformers
Meisterwerke Der Sammlung Frieder Burda Im Dialog Mit Künstlichen Wesen

December 10, 2022–April 30, 2023
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
www.museum-frieder-burda.de

This exhibition, whose subtitle translates to Masterpieces of the Frieder Burda Collection in Dialogue with Artificial Beings, offers visitors the opportunity to meet artist-made avatars—human machines that are able to move, talk, and learn—and observe the richness of their movements, language, and responses. By juxtaposing these beings with key works from the museum’s collection, Transformers aims to create multidimensional experiences that reflect our increasingly artificially transformed world. Work by Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, and Jordan Wolfson is included.

Jordan Wolfson, Female Figure, 2014 © Jordan Wolfson. Photo: Markus Tretter, Kunsthaus Bregenz

Simon Hantaï, Festmény, c. 1950, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris, 2023. Photo: © Szépművészeti Múzeum

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Hantaï, Klee és más absztrakciók

December 7, 2022–April 16, 2023
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
www.mfab.hu

This exhibition, whose title translates to Hantaï, Klee, and Other Abstractions, pays tribute to Simon Hantaï, who was born in Hungary a hundred years ago and attained international fame while living in France. Through more than sixty works by Hantaï, including twenty-four previously unseen, and eight gifted to the museum by the artist’s family, the exhibition explores the sources of inspiration he drew on during his years in Paris between 1948 and 1952. The show also presents works by Sam Francis, Paul Klee, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, and Jackson Pollock, among others—all of whom were influential figures for Hantaï.

Simon Hantaï, Festmény, c. 1950, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris, 2023. Photo: © Szépművészeti Múzeum

Tatiana Trouvé, Polder, 2001, installation view, West Bund Museum, Shanghai © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Liang Xiaobo

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The Voice of Things
Highlights of the Centre Pompidou Collection, Volume II

July 27, 2021–February 5, 2023
West Bund Museum, Shanghai
www.westbund.com

The title of this exhibition is taken from the iconic collection of prose poems published in 1942 by French poet and resistance fighter Francis Ponge (1899–1988). In it, he describes the beauty of banality and opens up a new way of looking at everyday objects and bringing them to life. Organized as part of a five-year partnership with the Centre Pompidou, Paris, this exhibition brings together emblematic artworks from the Centre Pompidou’s collection, ranging from the early twentieth-century avant-garde to contemporary works that question our globalized world. Work by Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, and Tatiana Trouvé is included.

Tatiana Trouvé, Polder, 2001, installation view, West Bund Museum, Shanghai © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Liang Xiaobo

Installation view, Jubiläumsausstellung—Special Guest Duane Hanson, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland, October 30, 2022–January 8, 2023. Artwork, front to back: © 2022 Estate of Duane Hanson/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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Jubiläumsausstellung—Special Guest Duane Hanson

October 30, 2022–January 8, 2023
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
www.fondationbeyeler.ch

This exhibition, whose title translates to Anniversary Exhibition—Special Guest Duane Hanson, features more than one hundred works from the foundation’s collection, from modern to contemporary art, to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the institution. Several hyperrealist sculptures by Duane Hanson enrich the presentation, opening up surprising perspectives on the exhibited artworks, architecture, staff, and visitors. Work by Francis Bacon, Georg Baselitz, Alberto Giacometti, Anselm Kiefer, Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Rachel Whiteread is included.

Installation view, Jubiläumsausstellung—Special Guest Duane Hanson, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland, October 30, 2022–January 8, 2023. Artwork, front to back: © 2022 Estate of Duane Hanson/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

Pablo Picasso, La fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau, February 5, 1938 © Succession Picasso 2022

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Maya Ruiz-Picasso, fille de Pablo

April 16–December 31, 2022
Musée national Picasso–Paris
www.museepicassoparis.fr

Pablo Picasso’s first daughter, María de la Concepción, known as Maya, was born on September 5, 1935. As a child she was a constant subject of her father’s drawings and paintings, especially between January 1938 and October 1939, a period in which he painted fourteen portraits of her. This exhibition, curated by Diana Widmaier-Ruiz-Picasso and Emilia Philippot, brings together a significant ensemble of Picasso’s portraits of Maya, reexamining his career through the prism of the close bond between father and daughter, and showing how Maya’s presence nourished and amplified the artist’s fascination with childhood.

Pablo Picasso, La fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau, February 5, 1938 © Succession Picasso 2022

Pablo Picasso, Woman with a Book, 1932, Norton Simon Foundation, Pasadena, California © Succession Picasso/DACS 2022. Photo: Norton Simon Foundation

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Picasso Ingres
Face to Face

June 3–October 9, 2022
National Gallery, London
www.nationalgallery.org.uk

For the first time, visitors have an opportunity to see Pablo Picasso’s painting Woman with a Book (1932) alongside Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s painting Madame Moitessier (1844–56) in the exhibition Picasso Ingres: Face to Face. Picasso first encountered Ingres’s enigmatic work at an exhibition in Paris in 1921, and during the next decade he repeatedly referenced the earlier artist in his work and painted Woman with a Book in homage to Madame Moitessier.

Pablo Picasso, Woman with a Book, 1932, Norton Simon Foundation, Pasadena, California © Succession Picasso/DACS 2022. Photo: Norton Simon Foundation

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Textiles de Artistas

March 12–June 19, 2022
Fundacíon Barrié, A Coruña, Spain
fundacionbarrie.org

This exhibition explores the history of twentieth-century art through fabrics designed by artists, with unique examples from artistic movements such as Fauvism, Cubism, Surrealism, and Pop art. Comprised of more than one hundred works, the show presents an important overview of weaving as a popular art form in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe. Work by Alexander Calder, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Sterling Ruby, and Andy Warhol is included.

Cy Twombly, Untitled (North African Sketchbook), 1953 (page X) © Cy Twombly Foundation

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Gribouillage/Scarabocchio
Da Leonardo da Vinci a Cy Twombly

March 3–May 22, 2022
Villa Medici–Académie de France à Rome
www.villamedici.it

This exhibition, whose title translates to Scribbling and Doodling: From Leonardo da Vinci to Cy Twombly, includes nearly three hundred original works from the Renaissance to the present day and aims to shed light on these unconventional and often overlooked aspects of the practice of drawing. By exploring scribbling and doodling, from sketches scribbled on the backs of canvases to expansive doodles conceived as artworks in themselves, the exhibition unveils how these experimental, transgressive, regressive, or liberating mark-making gestures, which appear to flout all laws and conventions, have punctuated the history of artistic creation. Work by Jean-Michel BasquiatPablo Picasso, and Cy Twombly is included.

Cy Twombly, Untitled (North African Sketchbook), 1953 (page X) © Cy Twombly Foundation

Alberto Giacometti, L’objet invisible, 1934–35 © Succession Alberto Giacometti (ADAGP + Fondation Giacometti), 2022

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Alberto Giacometti–André Breton
Amitiés surréalistes

January 19–April 10, 2022
Institut Giacometti, Paris
www.fondation-giacometti.fr

From 1930 to 1935, Alberto Giacometti spent time within the Surrealist group, where he established lasting friendships with André Breton and other artists and intellectuals of the movement. This exhibition, whose title translates to Surrealist Friendships, brings together several emblematic works from that period by Giacometti as well as works by Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Meret Oppenheim, Pablo Picasso, and others.

Alberto Giacometti, L’objet invisible, 1934–35 © Succession Alberto Giacometti (ADAGP + Fondation Giacometti), 2022

Pablo Picasso, Le Baiser, 1969, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2021

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Picasso-Rodin

February 9, 2021–March 6, 2022
Musée national Picasso–Paris and Musée Rodin, Paris
www.museepicassoparis.fr

Held simultaneously at two Parisian institutions, this exhibition offers a unique encounter between the works of Pablo Picasso and Auguste Rodin, two artists whose formal inventions marked a decisive turning point in modern art. Picasso-Rodin highlights unexpected convergences in their creative processes and explores their common practice of working serially and their shared taste for experimentation and ever-changing forms.

Pablo Picasso, Le Baiser, 1969, Musée national Picasso–Paris © Succession Picasso 2021

Installation view, Au rendez-vous des amis: Modernism in Dialogue with Contemporary Art from the Sammlung Goetz, Part 2, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, August 8, 2021–January 16, 2022. Artwork, left to right: © Stand Douglas, © Tatiana Trouvé, © Egon Schiele. Photo: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Haydar Koyupinar

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Au rendez-vous des amis
Modernism in Dialogue with Contemporary Art from the Sammlung Goetz, Part 2

August 6, 2021–January 16, 2022
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
www.pinakothek-der-moderne.de

This exhibition, which includes more than two hundred works, presents works from the Sammlung Goetz in the Pinakothek der Moderne in order to explore the diverse relationships between classical modernism and contemporary art, examining how avant-garde artists paved the way for a more liberal treatment of color, line, and perspective, and outlined groundbreaking ideas for a new social community. Work by Francis Bacon, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, and Tatiana Trouvé is included.

Installation view, Au rendez-vous des amis: Modernism in Dialogue with Contemporary Art from the Sammlung Goetz, Part 2, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, August 8, 2021–January 16, 2022. Artwork, left to right: © Stand Douglas, © Tatiana Trouvé, © Egon Schiele. Photo: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Haydar Koyupinar

Ewa Juszkiewicz, Untitled (After Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun), 2020 © Ewa Juszkiewicz

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Face à Arcimboldo

May 29–November 22, 2021
Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
www.centrepompidou-metz.fr

This exhibition, whose title translates to Arcimboldo Face to Face, invites visitors to explore the timeless vocabulary of the sixteenth-century painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo (c. 1527–1593). The show demonstrates how his work has influenced art history for more than four centuries through the work of 130 artists, including work by Francis Bacon, Glenn Brown, Alex Israel, Ewa Juszkiewicz, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, and Ed Ruscha.

Ewa Juszkiewicz, Untitled (After Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun), 2020 © Ewa Juszkiewicz