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Picasso. Blue and Rose

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

18 Sep 2018 - 6 Jan 2019

The first large-scale collaboration between the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée national Picasso-Paris is dedicated to Pablo Picasso’s blue and rose periods. Featuring a number of key works, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and engravings, this exhibition intends to propose a revised interpretation of the years 1900–06 – a critical period in Picasso’s career which to date has not been covered in its entirety by a French museum. This overview of a crucial period attempts to reconsider the significance of Picasso’s early career and the effect that this transitional moment between the 19th and 20th centuries had on his subsequent work. Find out more about the Picasso exhibition from the Musée d’Orsay website.

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L'Etreinte (1903), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski © Succession Picasso 2018

L’Etreinte (1903), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay)/Hervé Lewandowski © Succession Picasso 2018

La Buveuse d’absinthe (1901), Pablo Picasso. Photo © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt © Succession Picasso 2018

La Buveuse d’absinthe (1901), Pablo Picasso. Photo © Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Patrice Schmidt © Succession Picasso 2018

La Mort de Casagemas (1901), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau © Succession Picasso 2018

La Mort de Casagemas (1901), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris)/Mathieu Rabeau © Succession Picasso 2018

Arlequin assis au fond rouge (1905), Pablo Picasso. © bpk / Nationalgalerie, SMB, Museum Berggruen / Jens Ziehe © Succession Picasso 2018

Arlequin assis au fond rouge (1905), Pablo Picasso. © bpk/Nationalgalerie, SMB, Museum Berggruen/Jens Ziehe © Succession Picasso 2018

Le Fou (1905), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Adrien Didierjean © Succession Picasso 2018

Le Fou (1905), Pablo Picasso. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris)/Adrien Didierjean © Succession Picasso 2018

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