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Picasso and Antiquity: a fertile dialogue

23.09.2019 in Museums

Picasso and Antiquity: a fertile dialogue     Many people don’t know that Pablo Picasso was not just one of the most well-known cubist painters of the 20th c. but a great sculptor as well as a knowledgeable man concerning the Greco-roman world.   Pablo Picasso created a large number of clay artifacts and drawings inspired by objects of the ancient Greek world, such as the ancient theater, mythical beasts, gods, heroes and sacred animals. Picasso was a multifaceted personality with a curious and sharp mind. The Museum of Cycladic Art is currently hosting a unique exhibition that connects Modern…