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MH de Young Museum
Picasso: Masterpieces from
the Musée National Picasso, Paris
— June 11 - October 9, 2011



The magnificent exhibit includes over 150 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings created by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), drawn from the permanent collection at the Musée National Picasso, Paris — the largest and most significant repository of the artist’s work in the world.

Get an incredible up-close overview of Picasso's work — from the Blue and Rose periods into Cubism, Neoclassicism, Surrealism and Expressionism. Notable works in this Picasso Masterpieces exhibition include:

  • One of his earliest Paris works — The Death of Casagemas (1901)
  • The Blue period
    La Célestine (1904
  • The Rose period — The Two Brothers (1906)
  • African-inspired proto-Cubist work — studies for Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) and
    Three Figures Under a Tree
    (1907)
  • Analytic Cubism — Man with a Guitar (1911)
  • Synthetic Cubism — Violin (1915)
  • The Neoclassic period
    Two Women Running on the Beach (1922)
  • Surrealism — The Kiss (1925)
  • The war years — The Weeping Woman (1937), and the sculptures Bull’s Head (1942) and Death’s Head (1943)
  • Work from his late period including the self-portrait The Matador (1970)

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Sculpture plays an important part in the exhibition and features work spanning Picasso's career:

  • The Jester (1905)
  • Figure (1907)
  • Head of a Woman (1909)
  • Guitar and Bottle of Bass (1913)
  • The Violin (1915)
  • Bull’s Head (1942)
  • The Goat (1950)
  • The Bathers (1956)

Exhibit Hours & Tickets
Tues–Sun:  9:30am–5:15pm
(last ticket 4 pm)

Wed (thru' Aug 31) and Fri:
9:30am–8:45 pm

Closed Monday, except for July 4
and Labor Day (September 6)

Picasso at Twilight
Extended hours and reduced ticket prices for Picasso exhibit on Wednesday nights (June 15-August 31) — exhibition open until 8:45pm. 

Special prix-fixe menu at de Young Café during this time —and the Museum’s Tower will be open for sunset viewing. Permanent Collection galleries are closed on Wednesday evenings.

Buy de Young Museum Tickets

Tickets for the exhibition are timed and dated. Reservations for group tickets are available at groupsales@famsf.org


Pablo Picasso - Chat saisissant un oiseau - (Cat Cathing a Bird)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Paul en Arlequin - (Paul as Harlequin)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Les deux frères (The Two Brothers)  - de Young Museum


Concourse Parking
Parking (for cars and bicycles) is available in the Concourse parking facility. Access to the north entrance is from Fulton St. @ 10th Ave. Access to the south entrance is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park.

Open daily, year-round.

Limited parking is available on John F. Kennedy Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.


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Portrait of artist Pablo Picasso June 2, 1954 in Vallauris, France.  © Arnold Newman/Getty Images  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Les Baigneuses (The Bathers)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Grand Nature morte au guéridon - (Large Still Life with a Pedestal Table)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Deux femmes courant sur la plage (La Course) - Two Women Running on the Beach (The Race)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - L’Acrobate - (The Acrobat)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - La Lecture - (Reading)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Portrait of Dora Maar, 1937  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Nature morte au pichet et aux pommes - (Still Life with Pitcher and Apples)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - Portrait d’Olga dans un fauteuil - (Portrait of Olga in an Armchair)  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso Self-Portrait  - de Young Museum

Pablo Picasso - La Célestine (La Femma à la taie) - (Celestina [The Woman with One-Eye])  - de Young Museum


More Info
Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

415-750-3600


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