TIMELINE

 

  • 1881 Born in Malaga, Spain
  • 1895 Entered the art academy, La Lonja, Spain
  • 1900 First exhibition in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1901 - 1904 Blue Period
  • 1901 Became co-publisher of the journal Arte Joven
  • 1904 - 1906 Rose Period
  • 1908 - 1914 collaborated with Braque in the development of Cubism
  • 1918 Married Olga Khokhlova
  • 1919 Worked in London for the Ballets Russes show, "El sombrero de tres picos", (The Three-cornered Hat)
  • 1921 Designed set and constumes for Ballet Mercure
  • 1936 Appointed director of the Prado
  • Met Dora Maar, a photographer of the Surrealist movement
  • 1941 Wrote his first play, "El deseo atrapado por la cola" (Desire Caught by the Tail)
  • 1944 Began association with Communist Party
  • 1960 Picasso Museum of Barcelona founded
  • 1973 Died in Notre Dame de Vie, Mougins, France

EXIBITIONS

 

2013

Francisco Durrio - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
The Essential Robert Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA
Bloomsbury & Beyond, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, England
Picasso, Museum Jorn (former Silkeborg Art Museum), Silkeborg, Denmark
Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA
Yo Picasso: Self-portraits, Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain
L’art en guerre de Picasso a Dubuffet - Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913–present, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
A Taste for Modernism, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA
Pablo Picasso's Woman in the Studio, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, USA
Pablo Picasso: The Prints and Ceramics, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Highlights, Statens museum for kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
British and French Modernism, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA
1913: The Year of Modernism, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, USA
Pablo Picasso, Museo Picasso Málaga, Spain
Picasso Black and White, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, USA
Becoming Picasso, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England
Analysing Cubism, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
1913 Armory Show Revisited, International Print Center, New York, USA
La obra maestra desconocida - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Picasso and Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Picasso, grabador (1904-1935), Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca, Spain

2012

Picasso Black and White, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Picasso's Drawings, 1890–1921: Reinventing Tradition, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Pablo Picasso, Galerie Miro, Prague, Czech Republic
Picasso and the Mysteries of Life: Deconstructing La Vie, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA
Splendour of Line, Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf, Germany
Picasso, Capolavori dal Museo Nazionale Picasso di Parigi, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
Picasso, les chemins du Sud, Centre d’art la Malmaison, Cannes, France
Combas et les céramiques de Picasso à Saint-Tropez, Artisyou, Paris, France
Picasso, Masterpieces From Musée National Picasso, Paris, France - Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris, France
African Influences on Modern Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Head of musketeer, Museo Picasso Málaga, Spain
Pablo Picasso: Selected Prints and Ceramics, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, USA
Picasso And Beyond, KM fine Arts, Chicago, USA
Un collage antes del collage, Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain

2011

Picasso's Drawings, 1890–1921: Reinventing Tradition, The Frick Collection, New York, USA
Picasso: Frieden und Freiheit, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Picasso Prints, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA
Picasso 1936: Traces of an Exhibition, Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain

2010

Picasso: Themes and Variations, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Picasso and the Avante-Garde in Paris, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA

2009

Picasso et les maîtres, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Pablo Picasso: Graphic works 1904-1905 from the Gallery of Ambroise Vollard in Paris, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
Pablo Picasso: Mosqueteros, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)

2008

Focus: Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
Picasso, Auroportrait, Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan (solo)
Picasso en la Fotografia, La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Die Erneuerung des Sehens, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Monet to Dali, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA
Maternity: Images of Motherhood, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2007

Picasso's Desmoiselles d'Avignon, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
Chartae, Galleria Tega, Milan, Italy
Picasso & Matisse, Andipa Gallery, London, England
Apocalypse Now: The Theater of War, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Late Work, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)

2006

Picasso & Matisse: Prints and Drawings, Andipa Gallery, London, England

2005

Picasso to Pop, Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, USA
American and European Selections, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, USA

2004

CUBISM AND ITS LEGACY: The Gift of Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler, Tate Liverpool, England
The Spanish Portrait: From El Greco to Picasso, Museo National del Prado, Madrid, Spain

2003

Matisse - Picasso, Tate Modern and travels to Paris and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Entre el clavel y la espada: Rafael Alberti en su siglo, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain

1966

85th birthday and Hommage a Pablo Picasso, Petit-Palais, Paris, France

1925

Participates in first Surrealist exhibition, Paris, France

1912

Blue Rider exhibition participant, Munich, Germany

1901

First exhibition in Paris, Vollard Gallery, Paris, France
Exhibition of works by Picasso and Casas, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain

1897

First exhibition, Hostal d’Els Quatre Gats, Barcelona, Spain