- OP Xtreme
- Business & Finance
- Crime & Law
- Food Drink
- News Features
- Property Insider
- Legal Issues
- Mistress of Sizzle
- Loud and Clear
- Eating Out
- Andalucia Property Search
- Green Guide Spain
Picasso exhibition shows transition
• Picasso's 'The Blue Room'
Do you have news for us?
Click to contact the newsdesk!
By Kathryn Richardson
A NEW exhibition following the transformation of Picasso from young artist to master will be displayed in London.
The Courtauld Gallery will display the exhibition called, Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901, which focuses on his breakthrough year.
In May 1901, the 19-year-old left Madrid for Paris, to present his debut exhibition.
Sometimes producing three pieces a day, he worked frantically, in what was a mix between the conventionally old and the dramatically modern.
He stunned critics of his time by producing work that totally unsettled the accepted styles of previous artists from Velazquez and Degas.
In fact, he was in such a hurry to make his mark that the young painter immediately embarked on his second exhibition that was presented later that same year.
These paintings, displayed in the Courtauld’s second gallery, include those such as The Blue Room (above) and are considered the set in which Picasso transformed himself into a master.
The exhibition will give viewers the chance not only to see those canvases rarely loaned out but also to say a final farewell to the infamous Child with a Dove which has recently been sold.
The exhibition will run from February 14 to March 26.
Reader Comments »
The views expressed in the comments above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Olive Press.
Messages will be moderated or deleted if they:
• Are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others
• Are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable
• Contain swear words or other language likely to offend
• Break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity. This includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court
• Advertise products or services for profit or gain
• Are seen to impersonate someone else
• Include contact details such as phone numbers, postal or email addresses
• Describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or well-being of others
• If you have a complaint about a comment please email [email protected]