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Pablo Picasso, Colombe, 1954, Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte, Madrid © Succession Picasso 2019. Photo: © FABA Marc Domage

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Picasso and Antiquity
Line and Clay

Through October 20, 2019
Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
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Picasso and Antiquity: Line and Clay includes rare drawings, engravings, and pottery by Pablo Picasso, depicting marine creatures, animals, human figures, and mythological scenes.

Pablo Picasso, Colombe, 1954, Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte, Madrid © Succession Picasso 2019. Photo: © FABA Marc Domage

Chris Burden, 1/4 Carat Diamond 1/4 Carat Cubic Zirconium Magnified 25 Times, #3, 2007 © 2019 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Crystals in Art
Ancient to Today

Through January 6, 2020
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
crystalbridges.org

Crystals in Art explores the connections between crystals and art throughout the world, spanning history and geography. The exhibition includes a selection of works and specimens from ancient Egypt up to the present day and addresses broader recurring themes in the history of crystals such as science and religion, art and medicine, aesthetic beauty and transformation, and more. Work by Chris Burden, Pablo Picasso, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol is included.

Chris Burden, 1/4 Carat Diamond 1/4 Carat Cubic Zirconium Magnified 25 Times, #3, 2007 © 2019 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1966 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./2019 ProLitteris, Zurich

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Ombres
De la Renaissance à nos jours

Through October 27, 2019
Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
www.fondation-hermitage.ch

The Fondation de l’Hermitage is exploring the use of the shadow in Western iconography. The exhibition features an entirely new selection of nearly 140 artworks, representing a diverse range of artistic forms, from painting to installation, sculpture, prints, drawings, cutouts, photography, and video. Work by Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol is included.

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1966 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./2019 ProLitteris, Zurich

Yves Klein, Anthropométrie (ANT 84), 1960 © Succession Yves Klein/ADAGP, Paris 2019. Photo: Muriel Anssens/Ville de Nice

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Préhistoire, une énigme moderne

May 8–September 16, 2019
Centre Pompidou, Paris
www.centrepompidou.fr

This exhibition examines the link between prehistory and modern and contemporary art. It reveals that some of the most important artists of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been haunted by the question, What is prehistory? Work by Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein, Giuseppe Penone, and Pablo Picasso is included.

Yves Klein, Anthropométrie (ANT 84), 1960 © Succession Yves Klein/ADAGP, Paris 2019. Photo: Muriel Anssens/Ville de Nice

Glenn Brown, Half-Life (after Rembrandt) 6, 2016 © Glenn Brown. Photo: courtesy Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

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Inspired by Rembrandt
100 jaar verzamelen door het Rembrandthuis

June 7–September 1, 2019
Museum het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam
www.rembrandthuis.nl

To mark one hundred years of its collection, Museum het Rembrandthuis celebrates the famous artist with a special program in his own house. This exhibition features works from the museum’s collection by Rembrandt as well as by contemporary artists who were inspired by him. Work by Glenn Brown and Pablo Picasso is included.

Glenn Brown, Half-Life (after Rembrandt) 6, 2016 © Glenn Brown. Photo: courtesy Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

Pablo Picasso, Femme assise, c. 1923, Courtauld Gallery, London © Succession Picasso 2019

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Pablo Picasso in
La Collection Courtauld: Le parti de l’impressionnisme

February 20–June 17, 2019
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
www.fondationlouisvuitton.fr

The exhibition presents more than 110 works from the collection of the British entrepreneur and art patron Samuel Courtauld, none of which have been shown in Paris in sixty years. Work by Pablo Picasso is included.

Pablo Picasso, Femme assise, c. 1923, Courtauld Gallery, London © Succession Picasso 2019

Pablo Picasso, Arlequin accoudé, 1901 © Succession Picasso/ProLitteris, Zürich 2019

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Der Junge Picasso
Blaue und Rosa Periode

February 3–June 16, 2019
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
www.fondationbeyeler.ch

Dedicated to early paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso, made during his Blue and Rose periods, 1900–06, this is the most comprehensive exhibition ever presented in Europe of this critical span of the artist’s career. This exhibition has traveled from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. 

Pablo Picasso, Arlequin accoudé, 1901 © Succession Picasso/ProLitteris, Zürich 2019

Helen Frankenthaler, Star Gazing, 1989, collection of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Peindre la nuit

October 13, 2018–April 15, 2019
Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
www.centrepompidou-metz.fr

This exhibition explores the night in modern and contemporary painting, music, literature, photography, and video. With a focus on the perception of night rather than its iconography, the exhibition intends to be a nocturnal experience. Work by Francis Bacon, Helen Frankenthaler, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, and Ed Ruscha is included. 

Helen Frankenthaler, Star Gazing, 1989, collection of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, L’Aficionado, 1912 © Succession Picasso 2018. Photo © Kunstmuseum Basel, Martin P. Bühler

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Pablo Picasso in
Le cubisme

October 17, 2018–February 25, 2019
Centre Pompidou, Paris
www.centrepompidou.fr

Le cubisme takes a fresh look at Cubism with some three hundred artworks and documents. The exhibition is presented chronologically in fourteen sections and highlights Cubism’s momentous, multifaceted development, going back to Primitivism and non-Western sources. Work by Pablo Picasso is included.

Pablo Picasso, L’Aficionado, 1912 © Succession Picasso 2018. Photo © Kunstmuseum Basel, Martin P. Bühler

Douglas Gordon, Looking down with his black, black, ee, 2008 © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

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Elisabeth Frink
Humans and Other Animals

October 13, 2018–February 24, 2019
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
scva.ac.uk

Elisabeth Frink: Humans and Other Animals reappraises the work of an important British sculptor in the largest exhibition since her death in 1993. The show provides new perspectives on the key themes found in her oeuvre, juxtaposing and connecting her work with ancient art and with works by contemporary artists and other modern masters. Work by Douglas Gordon and Pablo Picasso is included.

Douglas Gordon, Looking down with his black, black, ee, 2008 © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

Pablo Picasso, Testa femminile, 1931 © Succession Picasso/SIAE 2019. Photo: Claude Germain

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Picasso
La Scultura

October 24, 2018–February 3, 2019
Galleria Borghese, Rome
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The Galleria Borghese presents Italy’s first exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso’s sculptures. The show is curated by Anna Coliva and Diana Widmaier Picasso, the artist’s granddaughter.

Pablo Picasso, Testa femminile, 1931 © Succession Picasso/SIAE 2019. Photo: Claude Germain

Pablo Picasso, Cabeza de mujer, 1907 © Succession Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2019

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El sur de Picasso
Referencias andaluzas

October 9, 2018–February 3, 2019
Museo Picasso Málaga, Spain
www.museopicassomalaga.org

This ambitious exhibition provides a synthesis of Spanish art history by displaying works by Pablo Picasso alongside valuable archaeological artifacts and paintings by masters such as Velázquez, Murillo, and Goya. The show moves from Iberian art through classical antiquity and the Baroque, and ends with the modern art of Picasso. The exhibition is part of the international Picasso-Méditerranée project, led by Musée national Picasso-Paris.

Pablo Picasso, Cabeza de mujer, 1907 © Succession Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2019

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Picasso
Masterpieces!

September 4, 2018–January 13, 2019
Musée Picasso-Paris
www.museepicassoparis.fr

Picasso: Masterpieces! attempts to answer the question, “What is the meaning of a Picasso masterpiece?” By bringing together some of his greatest works, a number of which are being shown in Paris for the first time, the exhibition offers a new look at Picasso’s creativity, with special attention given to his critical reception. The show explores the exhibitions, articles, and publications that accompanied the various artworks and helped forge their reputation as masterpieces over the years.

Pablo Picasso, Trois baigneuses, 1920 © Succession Picasso, 2018. Photo: Art Document Company BV, Amsterdam

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Les vacances de M. Pablo
Picasso à Antibes Juan-les-Pins 1920–1946

September 29, 2018–January 13, 2019
Musée Picasso, Antibes, France
www.antibes-juanlespins.com

Pablo Picasso spent his summer vacations in Juan-les-Pins, and the work he produced there includes paintings and drawings of the villas where he stayed with his family and of bathers on the beach, as well as many studies for paintings that were realized in Paris. This exhibition displays one hundred works made during these visits.

Pablo Picasso, Trois baigneuses, 1920 © Succession Picasso, 2018. Photo: Art Document Company BV, Amsterdam

Pablo Picasso, Femme à la chemise, c. 1905, Tate, London © Succession Picasso/ProLitteris, Zürich, 2018

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Picasso
Bleu et Rose

September 18, 2018–January 6, 2019
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
www.musee-orsay.fr

This exhibition is dedicated to early paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso made during his Blue and Rose periods, 1900–06. This critical span of the artist’s career has not previously been covered in its entirety by a French museum.

Pablo Picasso, Femme à la chemise, c. 1905, Tate, London © Succession Picasso/ProLitteris, Zürich, 2018

Alexander Calder, Composition (Pyramids and Sun on Target), 1973 © 2018 Calder Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Hot Sun, Late Sun. Untamed Modernism

April 21–October 28, 2018
Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, France
www.fondation-vincentvangogh-arles.org

This thematic exhibition explores light, understood as a metaphor illuminating the relationships between artists and the Mediterranean region, home to experimentation, modernism, and postmodernism. Work by Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso will be included.

Alexander Calder, Composition (Pyramids and Sun on Target), 1973 © 2018 Calder Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Seated Bather, 1930, Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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MoMA at NGV
130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

June 9–October 8, 2018
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
www.ngv.vic.gov.au

MoMA at NGV will provide a unique survey of the museum’s iconic collection. Two hundred key works will be arranged chronologically into eight thematic sections. The exhibition will trace the development of art and design from late-nineteenth-century urban and industrial transformation through to the digital and global present. Work by Alexander Calder, Andreas Gursky, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol will be included.

Pablo Picasso, Seated Bather, 1930, Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Le Miroir, 1932 © Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2018

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Picasso 1932
Love, Fame, Tragedy

March 8–September 9, 2018
Tate Modern, London
www.tate.org.uk

Nineteen thirty-two was an intensely creative period for Pablo Picasso and his first ever solo show at Tate Modern exhibits more than one hundred paintings, sculptures, and drawings, as well as family photographs and other ephemera offering rare glimpses into his personal life.

Pablo Picasso, Le Miroir, 1932 © Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2018

Pablo Picasso, Femme à la bougie, combat entre le taureau et le cheval, 1934, Musée national Picasso-Paris © Succession Picasso 2018. Photo: Sylvie Chan

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Pablo Picasso
Guernica

March 27–July 29, 2018
Musée national Picasso-Paris
www.museepicassoparis.fr

Guernica (1937), the anti-Franco, anti-fascist, and pacifist symbol, is permanently installed in Madrid, but with an exceptional collection of sketches and archives, this exhibition proposes a lesson on the history of the work and clarifies questions about Picasso’s political engagement.

Pablo Picasso, Femme à la bougie, combat entre le taureau et le cheval, 1934, Musée national Picasso-Paris © Succession Picasso 2018. Photo: Sylvie Chan

Man Ray, Pisces, 1938 ©︎ Man RayTrust. Photo © Tate, London 2018

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Nude
Art from the Tate Collection

March 24–June 24, 2018
Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
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Journeying through time, from the nineteenth century to the present, this exhibition brings together masterpieces by renowned artists including Francis Bacon, John Currin, Alberto Giacometti, Man Ray, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Cindy Sherman. More than one hundred artworks tell the story of the nude and trace artists’ captivation with the human form over the past two centuries. The exhibition has most recently traveled from the Seoul Olympic Museum of Art.

Man Ray, Pisces, 1938 ©︎ Man RayTrust. Photo © Tate, London 2018

Pablo Picasso, Femme à l’amphore, 1947–48, Musée national Picasso-Paris © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso/VISDA 2018. Photo courtesy RMN-Grand Palais

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Picasso Ceramics

February 1–May 27, 2018
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
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A presentation of Picasso’s original ceramics marks the beginning of Louisiana’s sixtieth anniversary year. With more than 150 pieces, it is the first major exhibition in Scandinavia focusing on this late, highly imaginative part of Picasso’s work.

Pablo Picasso, Femme à l’amphore, 1947–48, Musée national Picasso-Paris © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso/VISDA 2018. Photo courtesy RMN-Grand Palais

Roy Lichtenstein, Temple, 1964 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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The Classical Now

March 2–April 28, 2018
King’s College, London
www.kcl.ac.uk

The Classical Now pairs the work of modern and contemporary artists with classical Greek and Roman antiquities. The exhibition traces the ways in which Greco-Roman art has captured and permeated modern imagination, while exploring the myriad continuities and contrasts between the ancient, modern, and contemporary, revealing the “classical” as a living and fluid tradition. Work by Michael Craig-Martin, Damien Hirst, Alex Israel, Yves Klein, Roy Lichtenstein, Henry Moore, Bruce Nauman, Pablo Picasso, and Rachel Whiteread is included.

Roy Lichtenstein, Temple, 1964 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

Pablo Picasso, Due donne che corrono sulla spiaggia, 1922. Musée National Picasso-Paris, Parigi © 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Picasso
Tra Cubismo e Classicismo, 1915–1925

September 22, 2017–January 21, 2018
Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
www.scuderiequirinale.it

This exhibition, curated by Olivier Berggruen, will mark one hundred years since Picasso’s first visit to Italy by bringing together one hundred works by the acclaimed master. The show will illustrate Picasso’s experiments with various styles and genres, with particular attention given to his use of pastiche.

Pablo Picasso, Due donne che corrono sulla spiaggia, 1922. Musée National Picasso-Paris, Parigi © 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pablo Picasso, Nude Woman in a Red Armchair, 1932, Tate © 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Tate, London 2017

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NUDE
Masterpieces from the Tate

August 11–December 25, 2017
Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, South Korea
www.britishcouncil.kr

This traveling exhibition brings together masterpieces by renowned artists including Francis Bacon, John Currin, Alberto Giacometti, Man Ray, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Cindy Sherman. Beautiful, sensual, and at times provocative, more than one hundred artworks tell the story of the nude and trace artists’ captivation with the human form over the past two centuries.

Pablo Picasso, Nude Woman in a Red Armchair, 1932, Tate © 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Tate, London 2017