Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901  

 
 

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, Somerset House, Covent Garden, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
 
 
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Daily 10am-6pm; last admission 5.30pm
 
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Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901The year is 1901 and the 19-year-old Pablo Picasso is a relatively unknown artist outside Barcelona. All this was about to change as this Courtauld Gallery exhibition reveals. Focussing on the remarkable story of the Spanish artist's breakthrough year, Becoming Picasso gives visitors an opportunity to experience the artist's very first masterpieces which mark the beginnings of his famous 'blue period'. On 24th June 1901, Picasso's first major exhibition opened at a gallery on rue Lafitte in Paris, marking the beginning of Picasso's meteoric rise to becoming one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

 

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Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at the Courtauld in the Strand Block of the glorious, 18th century Somerset House. More about The Courtauld Institute Of Art

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Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901  Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Self-Portrait (Yo), 1901, Oil on board, 51.4 x 31.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence  

   
Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901 - Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Self-Portrait (Yo), 1901, Oil on board, 51.4 x 31.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Self-Portrait (Yo), 1901, Oil on board, 51.4 x 31.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence 


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Antoine Caron: Drawing for Catherine De MediciAntoine Caron: Drawing for Catherine De MediciThis focused international loan exhibition, the first dedicated to the drawings of Caron, brings together a celebrated group of the artist's drawings for his patron Queen Catherine De Medici of France (1519-1589).2018-01-23T10:00:00+00002018-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Courtauld Institute Of Art,   Somerset House  Strand    WC2R 1LA
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