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The Picture || Vol. 11 || Picasso: Seven Decades of Drawing The Picture

    • Arts

The eleventh episode of "The Picture" podcast features an enlightening conversation about arguably the most influential artist of the 20th century: Pablo Picasso. Paired with the new exhibition "PICASSO: Seven Decades of Drawing," currently on view at Acquavella Galleries in New York, the conversation shines a light on Picasso’s passion for drawing, which served as the foundation of his practice across seven decades of stylistic development.

Exhibiting over 80 drawings spanning 70 years, the exhibition includes works in an array of mediums, including charcoal, crayon, colored pencil, collage, graphite, gouache, ink, pastel and watercolor—all showcasing the artist’s lifelong quest to innovate and experiment.

Gallery director Michael Findlay hosts the conversation, featuring Picasso expert Christine Poggi and the exhibition's curator, Olivier Berggruen, as they consider drawing as the foundation of Picasso’s singular career.

"PICASSO: Seven Decades of Drawing" is on view October 7 – December 3, 2021, at Acquavella Galleries in New York.



Photo of Picasso drawing on the ground, 1952. By Robert Doisneau / Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images.

© 2021 Acquavella Galleries. All rights reserved.

The eleventh episode of "The Picture" podcast features an enlightening conversation about arguably the most influential artist of the 20th century: Pablo Picasso. Paired with the new exhibition "PICASSO: Seven Decades of Drawing," currently on view at Acquavella Galleries in New York, the conversation shines a light on Picasso’s passion for drawing, which served as the foundation of his practice across seven decades of stylistic development.

Exhibiting over 80 drawings spanning 70 years, the exhibition includes works in an array of mediums, including charcoal, crayon, colored pencil, collage, graphite, gouache, ink, pastel and watercolor—all showcasing the artist’s lifelong quest to innovate and experiment.

Gallery director Michael Findlay hosts the conversation, featuring Picasso expert Christine Poggi and the exhibition's curator, Olivier Berggruen, as they consider drawing as the foundation of Picasso’s singular career.

"PICASSO: Seven Decades of Drawing" is on view October 7 – December 3, 2021, at Acquavella Galleries in New York.



Photo of Picasso drawing on the ground, 1952. By Robert Doisneau / Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images.

© 2021 Acquavella Galleries. All rights reserved.

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