On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death, the Centre Pompidou, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris, is organising the exhibition “Picasso. Dessiner à l’infini” (Picasso. Drawing Endlessly) in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris. The largest organised retrospective of the artist’s drawings and engravings to date, it illuminates the most productive part of his oeuvre by bringing together almost a thousand works: Notebooks, drawings and engravings, most of which come from the collection of the Musée national Picasso-Paris. Pablo Picasso died on 8 April 1973 in Mougins, France.
From his youthful studies to his last works, drawing was for Picasso a perpetual site of invention around the power of the stroke, from serpentine lines to hatched drawings and sprawling compositions, from the delicate nuances of pastels to the deep blacks of ink.
This journey through the graphic work, a kind of obsessively kept private diary, with the notebooks being the most valuable examples, immerses us in the heart of the artist’s work. The exhibition presents the exceptional collection of the Musée national Picasso-Paris, which originated in the artist’s studios and was kept by him until his death. The non-linear tour highlights the …
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Image above: Credits, © Picasso Succession, Image credit: Philippe Migeat – Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP, Image reference : 4R01336 [1994 CX 0329], Image presentation: l’Agence Photo de la RMN.