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Pablo Picasso

In a new book, T.J. Clark scours art historical depictions of divinity for clues about our contemporary age

By Shahidha Bari

A Picasso, snatched from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal Museum in 2012 in ‘the theft of the century’, has been revived in an elaborate hoax

Artist Michelle Hartney has created #MeToo-inspired wall labels to call out the abusive actions of art history’s icons

Pablo Picasso, Acrobate et jeune arlequin, 1905
Gouache on cardboard, 105 x 76 cm
Private collection, © Succession Picasso / 2018, ProLitteris, Zurich

Basel

3 Feb
26 May

At the Barbican Gallery and the De la Warr Pavilion, two exhibitions focus on the nature of collaboration and the role of creative influence 

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

The forthcoming exhibition ‘Modern Couples’ frames the shared lives of modernism’s artistic pairings – from Claudel and Rodin, to Maar and Picasso

By Hettie Judah

‘It’s ridiculous. It’s Picasso’: social media platform to review nudity policy after blocking Montreal Museum of Fine Arts ads

In further news: Angela Gulbenkian sued over Kusama pumpkin; and Pussy Riot re-arrested immediately after release from Russian detention 

The thousands of new owners will now collectively decide where the painting is exhibited

Pablo Picasso, Le Rêve (The Dream),1932, oil on canvas. Courtesy: © Succession Picasso/ DACS London, 2017

Move to make ticketed exhibitions more affordable for a younger audience 

London

8 Mar
9 Sep