Paris

Show Museums

Saint-Sébastien - Froissart 380 m, Chemin Vert 500 m, Filles du Calvaire 510 m 5, rue de Thorigny
  • 01 42 71 25 21

Museum Picasso Museum

1
12

Mon: 09:30–17:30
Mon: 09:30–18:00
Wed–Sun: 09:30–17:30
Wed–Sun: 09:30–18:00

Picasso once said «I am the greatest collector of Picassos in the world.» He had amassed an enormous collection of his own work by the time of his death in 1973, ranging from sketchbooks to finished masterpieces. The Musée Picasso contains more than 3000 different works of art by Pablo Picasso including drawings, ceramics and paintings. This is complemented by Picasso's own personal art collection of works by other artists, including Cézanne, Degas, Rousseau, Seurat, de Chirico and Matisse. It also contains some Iberian bronzes and a good collection of primitive art. One of the most impressive aspects of the museum is that it contains a large number of works which Picasso painted after his seventieth birthday.

The museum has also made a real effort to present accompanying information. For example, the work of cartoonists of the time who mocked or caricatured his work is displayed with Picasso's work from the 1950s. There are a few rooms with thematic presentations, but the museum largely follows a chronological sequence, displaying painting, drawings, sculptures and prints. Other items on display include photographs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings and photographs to provide additional contextual information.

The second floor has a special area set aside for temporary exhibitions and prints. The third floor contains the library, the documentation and archives department (reserved for research), and the curator's offices.

Rate it:

To attach a video you just need to paste the link to it in the comment field. This feature applies to videos hosted on YouTube or Vimeo.

Contacts

Saint-Sébastien - Froissart 380 m, Chemin Vert 500 m, Filles du Calvaire 510 m
Paris, 5, rue de Thorigny
Map

For place owners

Detailed description and photoshoot
This place was viewed 1576 times

1 person likes this place:

Aleksandra Khripko

Museums nearby address «5, rue de Thorigny»

Cultural Complex Centre Pompidou

The world's largest cultural complex named after Georges Pompidou

710 m

Museum Jacquemart-André

4 km

Museum Palais De Tokyo

Progressive platform of contemporary art in France

5 km

Museum Arts et Métiers

810 m

Museum Espace Dali

3 km

Museum Parc de la Villette

4 km

Other museums in Paris