Museu Picasso and National Portrait Gallery Announced Joint Show of Picasso Portraits

April 14th, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery in London and the Museu Picasso in Barcelona are co-organizing a show of Picasso portraiture, set to open late this year.  “Picasso is variant to many of the painters in the NPG who were paid to paint historic figures as he painted his entourage without commissions. But there are recurring strategies of classic portraiture in Picasso’s work,” says curator Elizabeth Cowling. “It was my aim to display the different modes of Picasso’s portraits but also their relationship to the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery.”

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