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Picasso: Drawing Inspiration" from the collection of the Israel Museum


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Pablo Picasso: Drawing Inspiration

From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


shrine of book, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

© Elie Posner

Tokyo Venue

Saturday, April 9 - Sunday, June 19, 2022

Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art

Organizer: Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art, Israel Museum (Jerusalem), NHK, NHK Promotions Support: Embassy of Israel, Minato City Board of Education

Supported by:DNP Dai Nippon Printing

Shiga Venue

Saturday, July 2 - Sunday, September 4, 2022

Sagawa Art Museum

Organizers: Sagawa Art Museum (SGH Foundation for Culture and Sports), Israel Museum (Jerusalem), NHK Otsu Broadcasting Station, NHK Enterprise Kinki

Supported by: Embassy of Israel, Shiga Prefecture, Shiga Prefectural Board of Education, Moriyama City, Moriyama City Board of Education

Supported by: DNP Dai Nippon Printing

Production cooperation: NHK Promotion

Cooperation: SG Holdings Corporation, Sagawa Express Co.

Nagasaki Venue

November 11, 2022 (Friday) - January 9, 2023 (Monday, holiday)

Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum

Organizers: Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Israel Museum (Jerusalem), NBC Nagasaki Broadcasting Co.

Supported by: Embassy of Israel

Supported by:DNP Dai Nippon Printing Co.

Special Support for Nagasaki Venue: Saikai Kensetsu Co.

Production Cooperation: NHK Promotion

Exhibition Details

 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is unanimously acknowledged as the greatest painter of the 20th century. Picasso absorbed the art of the past and drew inspiration from his contemporaries while continually creating new and unique works. His creative and innovative art still fascinates us today.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, one of the world's leading cultural institutions, has a rich Picasso collection of over 800 graphic works. This exhibition focuses on selected prints from the museum's Picasso collection. The works, which include oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, and photographs, are displayed in chronological order from around 1900, when Picasso left for Paris, to 1970, three years before his death, and trace the transition of his painting style from the Blue and Rose Ages to Cubism, Neoclassicism, and Surrealism, as well as his technical experiments in printmaking. The exhibition also traces his technical experiments in printmaking and the transformation of the subjects and motifs he repeatedly painted during his lifetime. This is an excellent opportunity to experience Picasso's astonishing creativity and creative process, as well as his ability to freely change his style, from classical expression to abstract forms.

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