The many phases of Picasso’s work at the Picasso and Orsay museums

The many phases of Picasso’s work at the Picasso and Orsay museums

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Picasso is in the spotlight in Paris this autumn! Immerse yourself in the masterful work of this artistic genius by way of two magnificent exhibitions; Chefs-d’œuvre (Masterpieces) at the Picasso Museum, and Picasso Blue and Rose at the Orsay Museum.

 

Masterpieces at the Picasso Museum; the key paintings

Admired, acclaimed, recognised throughout the world in his lifetime, Picasso has continued to influence the art world long after his passing. How many of his canvases have been decreed masterpieces? From September 4th to January 13th at the Picasso Museum, this fascinating exhibition invites us to take another look at the artist’s most famous paintings, all gathered together thanks to exceptional loans from major institutions. The critical reception of Picasso's work in magazines, books and exhibitions during the artist's career is also examined.

 

Picasso Blue and Rose, two great periods of creativity

From September 18th to January 6th, the Orsay Museum looks back at two of Picasso’s major periods; blue and rose, which occurred between 1900 and 1906, a critical phase of the artist’s career. Discover through these paintings and drawings the early evolution of the masterful style of this genius of the 20th century. An exhibition filled with fresh insights not to be missed!

 

The Deux Girafes; uncompromising style

The Hotel Les Deux Girafes welcomes you to its appealingly chic setting in the heart of the 11th arrondissement. Housed in a former furniture factory, the hotel is full of industrial inspiration, mixed with a soft decor and vintage furniture. With its verdant patio and huge terrace, it offers all the comfort you’re looking for, amidst the kind of contemporary and trendy aesthetic that suits the most demanding travellers. Foodies will appreciate the incredibly tasty meals provided by the hotel's gourmet restaurant after an exciting day spent in the pursuit of culture.

 

Photo credit : Surian Soosay