Picasso exhibition coming to Cleveland museum in 2020

Picasso exhibition

‘Women at Their Toilette,’ Paris, winter 1937–38. Collage of cutout wallpapers with gouache on paper pasted on canvas, 299 x 448 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris. Pablo Picasso gift in lieu, 1979. MP176. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) /Adrien Didierjean. © Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

CLEVELAND (AP) – Pablo Picasso’s artwork will be displayed on a large scale at the Cleveland Museum of Art for the first time in nearly two decades.

The museum will host the international traveling exhibition, “Picasso and Paper” from May 24 to Aug. 23, 2020.

Museum officials say the exhibition will be organized in partnership with London’s Royal Academy of Arts and the Musee national Picasso-Paris. The last time the Cleveland museum showcased a large-scale display of Picasso’s work was in 2001.

The upcoming exhibition will display over 300 works from throughout Picasso‘s career. A museum release said it will highlight Picasso’s appreciation for the world around him and his desire to “manipulate diverse materials.”

Picasso exhibition

‘Girl in a Hat with Her Hands Clasped,’ Paris, autumn 1921. Pastel and charcoal on wove paper; 105.8 x 74.6 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris. Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979. MP945. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau © Succession Picasso/DACS 2019

Museum officials say the works on display will include collages, sculptures, documentaries and photography.

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