Riffs and Relations
African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition
February 29, 2020–January 3, 2021
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
This exhibition presents works by African American artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries alongside works by European artists from the early twentieth century. The show aims to examine cross-cultural conversations and presents the divergent works that reflect these complex dialogues. Work by Ellen Gallagher, Titus Kaphar, and Pablo Picasso is included.
Titus Kaphar, Pushing Back the Light, 2012 © Titus Kaphar
Bilder der Ruhe
February 12–November 15, 2020
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
This exhibition, whose title translates to Silent Vision: Images of Calm and Quiet, features works of modern and contemporary art that deal with the subject of tranquility. Each room is dedicated to a specific aspect of calmness, inviting visitors to see and contemplate, as it were, stillness. Work by Alberto Giacometti, Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, and Andy Warhol is included.
Pablo Picasso, Buste de femme de profil (Femme écrivant), 1932, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel © Succession Picasso/2020, ProLitteris, Zurich
Crystals in Art
Ancient to Today
October 12, 2019–January 6, 2020
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
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 © 2020 Chris Burden/Licensed by the Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
De la Renaissance à nos jours
June 28–October 27, 2019
Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
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
Picasso and Antiquity
Line and Clay
June 20–October 20, 2019
Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
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
Préhistoire, une énigme moderne
May 8–September 16, 2019
Centre Pompidou, Paris
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
Inspired by Rembrandt
100 jaar verzamelen door het Rembrandthuis
June 7–September 1, 2019
Museum het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam
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 in
La Collection Courtauld: Le parti de l’impressionnisme
February 20–June 17, 2019
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
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
Der Junge Picasso
Blaue und Rosa Periode
February 3–June 16, 2019
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
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
Peindre la nuit
October 13, 2018–April 15, 2019
Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
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 in
October 17, 2018–February 25, 2019
Centre Pompidou, Paris
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
Humans and Other Animals
October 13, 2018–February 24, 2019
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
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
October 24, 2018–February 3, 2019
Galleria Borghese, Rome
Pablo Picasso, Testa femminile, 1931 © Succession Picasso/SIAE 2019. Photo: Claude Germain
El sur de Picasso
October 9, 2018–February 3, 2019
Museo Picasso Málaga, Spain
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
September 4, 2018–January 13, 2019
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.
Les vacances de M. Pablo
Picasso à Antibes Juan-les-Pins 1920–1946
September 29, 2018–January 13, 2019
Musée Picasso, Antibes, France
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
Bleu et Rose
September 18, 2018–January 6, 2019
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
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
Hot Sun, Late Sun. Untamed Modernism
April 21–October 28, 2018
Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, France
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
MoMA at NGV
130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art
June 9–October 8, 2018
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
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
Love, Fame, Tragedy
March 8–September 9, 2018
Tate Modern, London
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
March 27–July 29, 2018
Musée national Picasso-Paris
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
Art from the Tate Collection
March 24–June 24, 2018
Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
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.
John Currin, Honeymoon Nude, 1998, Tate, London © Joyn Currin
February 1–May 27, 2018
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
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
The Classical Now
March 2–April 28, 2018
King’s College, London
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