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Art Exhibition : Picasso et la Famille

Hosted by the Consul of the Beirut Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 13 Dec 17:00 - 19:00

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"Picasso et la famille" is organized by the Protected content with the exceptional support of the Musée national Picasso-Paris in the framework of “Picasso-Méditerranée," and with the collaboration of the Lebanese Ministry of Culture. It is made possible thanks to the generous contribution of Danièle Edgar de Picciotto and the support of Cyril Karaoglan.

"Picasso et la famille" explores Pablo Picasso’s ( Protected content ) relationship to the notion of the family nucleus, encompassing everything from motherhood to children’s games, from the representation of conceptual intimacy to the numerous experiences of a fatherhood spent under the spotlight. Bringing together drawings, etchings, paintings, and sculptures, the exhibition spans seventy-seven years of creation, from Protected content 1972, through a selection of works marking notable moments in the artist’s long emotional and family life, whose variety of forms illustrates the constant reinvention of his artistic vocabulary. For Picasso, the word “family” evokes, first and foremost, its Spanish meaning of a restricted, intimate and discreet circle, and a fertile source of inspiration for developing themes such as the love of femininity, the image of the couple, the mysteries of childhood, the simple pleasure of sharing, and the solemnity of private moments. .