New Mallorca exhibition celebrates work and friendship of Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso

Event at Soller's Can Prunera Museo Modernista to unveil never-before-exhibited Picasso work

LAST UPDATED: 16 May, 2017 @ 09:19

JOAN Miro and Pablo Picasso’s work is being celebrated with a major new exhibition in Mallorca.

‘Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro, History Of A Friendship’ runs at Soller’s Can Prunera Museo Modernista until November 26.

FIRM FRIENDS: Miro and Picasso
FIRM FRIENDS: Miro and Picasso

The exhibition features seven never-before-seen works by Picasso as well as an original recording from Miro dedicated to Picasso.

“[The exhibition highlights] the manifestations of mutual respect and admiration,” said museum director Santiago Mayol.

“The gifts of pictures, photographs and letters record a friendship that helped them from an artistic point of view.”

The 70-strong collection includes 30 pieces by Picasso and 22 from Miro.

This month marks the 80th anniversary of the Paris International Exhibition, when Miro unveiled The Reaper and Picasso Guernica.

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