Picasso Mania at the Grand Palais

The twenty or so solo or group exhibitions since 1973 that have focused on the study of the posterity of Pablo Picasso’s oeuvre testify to its impact on contemporary art.
The exhibition at the Grand Palais takes a simultaneously chronological and thematic approach to the critical and artistic highlights of Picasso’s career and the myth that gradually built up around his name.

From Cubist still lifes to the Musketeers in the exhibitions in Avignon in 1970 and 1973, medicine the exhibition is punctuated by works by Picasso from the collections of the Picasso Museum in Paris, the Musée National d’art Moderne, and the artist’s family. They are presented in a way reminiscent of the artist’s arrangements in his studios and the exhibitions that he personally supervised (Georges Petit gallery in Paris in 1932, Palais des Papes in Avignon in 1970, and 1973).

The great stylistic phases (Cubism, last work), and emblematic works by Pablo Picasso (Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Guernica) are put alongside contemporary creations, grouped by artist (Hockney, Johns, Lichtenstein, Kippenberger..), or by theme, in a great variety of media and techniques (video, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, film, photography, installation).

07 October 2015 to 29 February 2016

Monday, Thursday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Night opening Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Closed on Tuesdays

Closing at 6:00 pm Thursdays 24 and 31 December
Closed on 25 December

Early closing at 7:00 pm on October : Wednesday 7, Thursday 8, Friday 9, Monday 12, Wednesday 14, Thursday 15, Friday 16

Early closing at 6:00 pm on December : Thursday 3

During school vacation :

– Toussaint : from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm all days from Saturday 17 October to Sunday 1 November 2015, except December 1 November 2015 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
– Christmas : from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm all days from Saturday 19 December 2015 to Sunday 3 January 2016, except Sunday 3 January from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Closing at 6:00 pm Thursdays 24 and 31 December
Closed on 25 December. Closed on 25 December
– Winter : from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm all days from Saturday 20 February to Monday 29 February 2016

– See more at: http://www.grandpalais.fr/en/event/picassomania#sthash.nzSoY46Z.dpuf

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