Saturday, July 31, 2021

Picasso Museum Barcelona

Pablo Picasso is one of the most prestigious painters in the world. He was born in Málaga, Spain 25th of October in 1881. His work consists nearly all the art styles from 20th century starting from realism all the way to cubism. We visited the Picasso Museum in Barcelona to see some of his great pieces of art.

At the beginning of his career, Picasso painted a lot of realistic and detailed paintings. Let's see some of his art work.

Pablo Picasso, Premiére Communion, 1896

You can find a lot pencil sketches from the artist in Picasso Museum

Pablo's famous painting The maids of Honor was inspired by Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece Las Meninas. He painted it when he lived in the South of France, Cannes, in his studio where only a few visitors were allowed to come.

Pablo Picasso, The Maids of Honor, 1957

Another version of Pablo Picasso's, Las Meninas Velazquez 1957

Pablo was talented in using different painting techniques. The way he combined color and brushes varies from paintings to paintings.

La Nana, "The Dwarf", Pablo Picasso 1966

The Picasso Museum is a great way to learn about Picasso's art, life and career as an artist. He wasn't only a talented in painting but also talented in sculpture, ceramics and illustration. His artwork consists 147,800 pieces all together.

The Picasso Museum has free entrance on Thursdays from 6pm to 9.30pm.
and the first Sunday of every month from 9 am to 7 pm.

The address is: Carrer de Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Espanja
What is your favourite museum in Spain and what makes it special?