Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Covent Garden, Strand, London WC2R 1LA†
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Dates:
14th February 2013†until†26th May 2013
OPENING TIMES
Daily 10am-6pm; last admission 5.30pm
PRICES
£6 (Adults), £4.50 (Concessions)

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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 Gallery

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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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The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES26th February to 25th May 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUEThe Courtauld Gallery†
A groundbreaking exhibition displaying some of the surviving drawings from Goya's private albums.
Ideas On Art: A Beginner's Course In Art Theory (Over 18s)Ideas On Art: A Beginner's Course In Art Theory (Over 18s)A chance to learn all about historical arts theory.23rd March 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES23rd March 2015 at 9.30am-5pm & 24th and 25th March 2015 at 10am-5pm
VENUEThe Courtauld Gallery†
A chance to learn all about historical arts theory.
Renaissance ModernRenaissance ModernA collaboration between students from both The Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Manchester, exploring the aspects of Renaissance drawing that were deliberately new or 'modern' in subject matter, style and approach.22nd April 2015Sunday 7th June 2015 Where:
The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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Renaissance Modern
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES22nd April to 7th June 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUEThe Courtauld Gallery†
A collaboration between students from both The Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Manchester, exploring the aspects of Renaissance drawing that were deliberately new or 'modern' in subject matter, style and approach.
Unfinished¬… Works from The Courtauld GalleryUnfinished¬… Works from The Courtauld GalleryA showcase of paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings from the Renaissance to the 20th century that have all be described as unfinished.18th June 2015Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:
The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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Unfinished¬… Works from The Courtauld Gallery
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES18th June to 20th September 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUEThe Courtauld Gallery†
A showcase of paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings from the Renaissance to the 20th century that have all be described as unfinished.
Jonathan Richardson The Elder: Self-PortraitsJonathan Richardson The Elder: Self-PortraitsA collection of self-portraits by Jonathan Richardson.24th June 2015Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:
The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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Jonathan Richardson The Elder: Self-Portraits
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES24th June to 20th September 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUEThe Courtauld Gallery†
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Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon's Gliding PaintingsSoaring Flight: Peter Lanyon's Gliding PaintingsA series of paintings by the acclaimed post-war artist Peter Lanyon.15th October 2015Sunday 17th January 2016 Where:
The Courtauld Gallery, † Somerset House† Strand† † WC2R 1LA
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Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon's Gliding Paintings
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