The Picasso Museum; a gem in the heart of the Marais
Published on 1 September 2019, dans Exhibitions & Museum
The Marais is one of the most pleasant and interesting areas of the capital, being rich in museums, shops and fascinating historic buildings. During your stay at the Hotel Jacques de Molay, ideally located in the Rue des Archives, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Musée Picasso, renowned for its architectural beauty as well as for the quality of its permanent collections and the diversity of its temporary exhibitions.
The Picasso Museum; where tradition and modernity meet
The Picasso Museum is housed in one of the most beautiful mansions of Paris. Built in the 17th century, the Hotel Salé is laid out in a classic style between its courtyard and garden and delights with the harmony of its carved ornamentation and opulent staircase. This place steeped in history is an exceptional yet somehow apt setting for the presentation of one of the world’s largest collections of works by Pablo Picasso. The museum boasts a fine selection of paintings from the Spanish artist’s Blue Period, Rose Period and his Cubist years, but also highlights the incredible diversity of Picasso's production. A prolific painter, sculptor, ceramicist, stage designer, printmaker, engraver and writer, Picasso created tirelessly until his last breath.
Picasso: Magic Paintings
From October 1st, 2019 to February 23rd, 2020, the museum is hosting a highly anticipated exhibition featuring a wide selection of works from the late 1920s and early 1930s. During this time, Picasso experimented with materials and plumbed his emotions while borrowing ideas from Cubism and Surrealism. These canvases, influenced by his growing interest in psychoanalysis, testify to his desire to create new forms but also reflect the growing tensions in the Europe of the inter-war period, when dictatorships contaminated the political scene.
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