Pablo Picasso

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Leigh Bowery, Emily Kam Kngwarray and Lee Miller—Tate reveals its 2025 exhibition programme

A blockbuster show focused on Turner and Constable plus a vast survey of Nigerian modernism are also in the pipeline

Picasso, Giacometti and Bruce Nauman, three artists who ‘redefined sculpture’, to be shown together for first time in London

Exhibition at Gagosian aims to show the “correspondence or unity of material among the three of them,” says its curator

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From Titian to Alex Katz, artists and poets have long enjoyed a symbiosis

Katz’s fruitful relationships with John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara among others are a reminder that art and poetry thrive in proximity

Message on a bottle: how Château Mouton Rothschild made a fine art of its wine labels

A glittering array of artists—including Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Salvador Dalí, Henry Moore and Joan Miró—have designed labels for the wine-maker

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Blockbuster Picasso show to head to Hong Kong next year

Musée National Picasso in Paris to loan more than 60 works to M+ museum

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The woman who riled Picasso finally gets an exhibition in Paris

Picasso Museum is showing a display of works by Françoise Gilot who walked away from the Spanish master

Collector couple opt to sell $43m Picasso trove via London gallery

The works, owned by Pieter and Olga Dreesmann, would usually be consigned to an auction house but instead will be sold by Ward Moretti

The nine top exhibitions of 2023—and one absolute turkey

In 2023 the bar for shows was so high it was hard to choose the best. But which one was a stinker?

Art acquired by the late ‘Ghostbusters’ director Ivan Reitman could fetch more than $60m at Christie’s New York

The collection is led by Pablo Picasso’s Femme endormie (1934) which the auction house estimates will sell for between $25m and $35m

Photo ban lifted on Picasso’s Guernica after 30 years

New museum director hopes to appeal to younger audiences though selfie sticks are still off limits

German Nazi-looted art panel calls for more powers and a new law

The advisory commission said it sees the current framework as “unsatisfactory” and “in need of an urgent overhaul”

Claude Ruiz Picasso, the artist’s son and manager of the Picasso estate, has died

The management of one of the world's most valuable art collections has now been passed to Paloma Ruiz Picasso, the last of Pablo Picasso's four children

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Remembering Françoise Gilot, who showed that being a muse of Pablo Picasso did not preclude being a great artist herself

The French painter and memoirist, who worked in Paris, London and the United States, showed elegance and ferocity in her work and a remarkable versatility as a colourist

Picketing Picasso: strikes threaten to disrupt Museo Picasso Málaga's 20 year anniversary

Staff will stage protests at the museum over a nine-month long labour dispute which will likely delay the opening of 'The Echo of Picasso', a display of the Spanish artist's work, 50 years after his death

Picasso's daughter Paloma appointed administrator of his estate

Paloma Ruiz-Picasso, whose mother Françoise Gilot died in June, takes over from her brother Claude

Musée Picasso president hits back at ahistorical critics as artist's troubling relationship with women comes into focus

Cécile Debray believes a truthful representation of Picasso’s life is “an important fight for everybody”

Françoise Gilot, artist whose prolific career transcended early relationship with Picasso, has died, aged 101

Gilot, whose distinctive figurative paintings span eight decades, infamously dumped the famous Spanish artist

Picasso portrait sells for €3.4m at Van Ham, a house record

The auction house's evening sale on 5 June was the most successful in its history

Picasso—questioned, but not cancelled: we speak to the curators of the Brooklyn Museum show

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'Pablo Picasso, like our audiences, can handle complexity'

Hannah Gadsby's take on the (in)famous artist at the Brooklyn Museum is all about engaging in difficult dialogues, says the museum's director Anne Pasternak

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Picasso show co-curated by comedian and self-confessed ‘hater’ Hannah Gadsby will dig into complexity of artist’s legacy

The Brooklyn Museum exhibition aims to “create a space for these conversations to happen” rather than “cancel” the artist

Unseen Dora Maar works discovered at auction go on show for first time

Trove of drawings, texts, and paintings on paper bought as an anonymous lot by savvy private collectors will be exhibited in the south of France

The Big Review: Picasso Celebration at the Musée National Picasso-Paris ★☆☆☆☆

A baffling show in which Pablo Picasso’s works become accessories for the British designer Paul Smith’s decorations

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Hannah Gadsby discusses provocative Picasso show at The Brooklyn Museum, wading into a row about a certain family...

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Pace gallery to show Picasso’s sketchbooks in New York for 50 year anniversary of artist’s death

Never seen by the public during his lifetime, they include studies for his most famous paintings such as Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

Mysterious Picasso portrait may be the key to Adrienne Fidelin’s place in art history

Fidelin, a Black dancer and model who was Man Ray’s partner and muse for years, is believed to be the subject of a Picasso portrait that has not been shown publicly since 1985

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‘A threat to the country’: Pablo Picasso’s police files scoured for new book about his life as a foreigner in France

A new publication looks at the Spanish artist’s alienating experiences as a young man in Paris, including police harassment and stigmatisation as an anarchist

Munich museum takes down Picasso portrait amid restitution dispute

The painting, Madame Soler, was previously owned by the prominent collector Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in the 1930s

Works from publishing billionaire S.I. Newhouse’s collection could bring more than $144m at Christie's

A previous group of 11 works from Newhouse's collection brought in $216.2m across two Christie's sales in 2019