Latest Picasso Stories

2011-03-28 18:45:00

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "A Weekend With Pablo Picasso." West Coast Premiere of a solo show. WHO: Written and performed by Herbert Siguenza. Based on the writings of Pablo Picasso. Directed by Todd Salovey. Produced by the Latino Theater Company. WHERE: Los Angeles Theatre Center, in its 320-seat Theatre 3, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013. WHEN: Previews March 30. Opens Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8...

2009-10-01 10:00:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, CA, has established itself among U.S. and international art collectors as one of the nation's premier galleries with shows by Monet, Rauschenberg and diverse, up-and-coming young artists. Today it announces a world-class Picasso exhibition that will survey the master's paintings, drawings and sculptures from several of his major periods, including Cubism, and will highlight an important private collection...

2009-05-24 12:33:04

The mayor of the French village of Vauvenargues says a chateau once used by famed Spanish painter Pablo Picasso is set to open to the general public. Mayor Philippe Charrin said when the Vauvenargues chateau where Picasso resided from 1959 to 1961 opens to the public Monday, it will have to adapt to village conditions, The Sunday Times of London said. The Picasso chateau will have to adapt itself to the life of the village and not the other way round, Charrin said. The chateau was abandoned...

2008-10-17 10:50:00

A team of researchers in Canada have made a bold stride in the struggle to detect dark matter. The PICASSO collaboration has documented the discovery of a significant difference between the acoustic signals induced by neutrons and alpha particles in a detector based on superheated liquids. Since neutron induced signals are very similar to dark matter induced signals, this new discovery, published today, Thursday, 16 October, in the New Journal of Physics, could lead to improved background...

2006-04-27 09:45:30

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paintings by Picasso and van Gogh, whose works have set world price records, lead the annual spring art sales at New York auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's starting next Tuesday. The highlight of Sotheby's Impressionist and modern-art sale -- expected to generate overall sales of $142 million to $197.7 million -- is Picasso's "Dora Maar with Cat," a vibrant 1941 oil depicting the artist's mistress and muse seated in a chair with a...

2005-06-27 22:39:31

By Tiziana Cauli PARIS (Reuters) - A lover of Pablo Picasso sold acollection of his sketches and engravings for 1.54 millioneuros ($1.88 million) on Monday, half a century after most ofthem were drawn during a romantic holiday. Genevieve Laporte, now 79, left just before the start ofthe auction at which "Odalisque," a 1951 sketch of her lyingnaked on a bed, was bought by Paris's Picasso Museum for473,000 euros including costs -- three times the asking price. Another sketch, "The Dream,"...

2005-05-11 18:45:00

LONDON (AP) -- Congo the chimpanzee led a brief artistic career and enjoyed little critical success, despite the patronage of his contemporary and fellow painter Picasso. But nearly half a century after Congo's artistic career, some of his paintings are going on sale at a prestigious London auction house alongside works by Andy Warhol and Renoir. Three tempera on paper works - brightly colored compositions of bold brushstrokes - will be featured as a single lot in the sale of Modern and...

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