Pablo Picasso: 6 works

A slideshow of artworks auto-selected from multiple collections

By Google Arts & Culture

Composition for Bal de la Mer (1928/1928) by Pablo PicassoChrysler Museum of Art

'During the 1920s, Picasso and his wife, Olga Khokhlova, were regular guests at the elaborate themed balls hosted by Count Etienne de Beaumont at his Parisian home.'

Still life with melon (1948) by Pablo PicassoGalleria Civica di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Torino

'Picasso's graphic activity was particularly feverish in 1948. In that year he produced 125 lithographs for Pierre Reverdy's Le Chant des Morts and aquatints to illustrate Gongora's Vingt Poemes.'

Plate (Four Enlaced Profiles) (1949/1949) by Pablo PicassoChrysler Museum of Art

'With the help of owner Suzanne Ramie, he began in 1947 to explore ceramics as a new artistic medium, returning to Madoura's studio regularly for the next 25 years. Through these collaborations, Picasso ultimately created more than 600 designs for plates, bowls, vases, and jugs, all hand-painted and sold in limited editions of varying size.'

Plate (Picador) (1953) by Pablo PicassoChrysler Museum of Art

'Pablo Picasso admired the work of the Madoura Pottery Factory while summering in Vallauris, a town in the south of France.'

Plate (Bunch with Apple) (1956/1956) by Pablo PicassoChrysler Museum of Art

'Picasso's favorite themes--bullfights, animals, still lifes, and Cubist faces--take on new and colorful energy in these works.'

Plate (Vase with Bunch) (1956/1956) by Pablo PicassoChrysler Museum of Art

'Pablo Picasso admired the work of the Madoura Pottery Factory while summering in Vallauris, a town in the south of France. With the help of owner Suzanne Ramie, he began in 1947 to explore ceramics as a new artistic medium, returning to Madoura's studio regularly for the next 25 years.'

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