Cleveland Museum of Art Presents PICASSO AND PAPER – Preview

Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Femmes à leur toilette, Paris, winter 1937–38. Collage of cut-out wallpapers with gouache on paper pasted on canvas; 299 x 448 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979, MP176.

WHEN:
September 22, 2020 - December 18, 2020

WHERE:
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland OH 44106

TICKETS:
FREE

For tickets visit the webpage for the Cleveland Museum of Art or call the box office at 216.421.7350

Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Seated Woman (Dora),1938. Pen, ink, gouache, colored chalk on paper; 76.5 x 56 cm. Fondation Beyeler, Riehen / Basel, Beyeler Collection, Inv. 72.5.

Pablo Picasso’s engagement with paper is the subject of the exhibition Picasso and Paper, organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris.

The exhibition will feature nearly 300 works in a variety of media, including drawings, prints, photographs, sketchbooks, collages, cut-outs, and paper sculpture, as well as works in oil on canvas and cast bronze, showcasing Picasso’s exploration of working on and with paper. The Cleveland Museum of Art is the exhibition’s only North American venue.

Among the highlights are:

Femmes à leur toilette of 1937–38, a collage of cut-and-pasted papers, which will be exhibited in the U.S. for the first time in 40 years;

outstanding Cubist papiers collés; artist’s sketchbooks, including studies for Les Demoiselles d’Avignon;

constructed paper guitars from Picasso’s Cubist and Surrealist periods;

an array of works related to major paintings and sculptural projects.

For more information, visit the website of the Cleveland Museum of Art. 

All images courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, London in partnership with the Musée national Picasso-Paris

Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Self-Portrait, Montrouge, 1918. Pencil and charcoal on wove paper; 64.2 x 49.4 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979, MP794.
Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Head of a Woman, Mougins, December 4, 1962. Pencil on cut and folded wove paper from an album sheet; 42 x 26.5 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979, MP1850.
Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Bust of a Woman or Sailor (Study for “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon”), Paris, spring 1907. Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Oil on cardboard; 53.5 x 36.2 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979, MP15.
Cleveland Art Museum PICASSO AND PAPER
Violin, Paris, autumn 1912. Laid paper, wallpaper, newspaper, wove wrapping paper, and glazed black wove paper cut and pasted onto cardboard; pencil and charcoal; 65 x 50 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979, MP367.
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