5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003, París, Francia
The Picasso Museum opened its doors at the Hôtel Salé in 1974, barely a year after the death of the artist.
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Pablo Picasso created his artworks in large mansions and historic buildings, such as the castles of Antibes, Boisgeloup and Villa La Californie. The architecture of the spaces where he created, was recalled inside the Hôtel Salé, currently the Picasso Museum. That later in the year 1979 and 1985 it was renewed, becoming a place for the exhibition and preservation of art.
The Picasso Museum includes artworks from all periods, techniques that he used and sculptures by the artist. As for the architecture of the building, in the centre, the stair that takes us to the first floor was the main component. Walls and corners with bright paintings that contrast the matt colour so that the walls flowed.
His works can be shown today thanks to the heirs of Pablo Picasso and sponsors, who built the museum because of their donations and inheritances. In short, with all its restorations and reforms, the National Museum of Picasso in Paris was inaugurated in 1985.
Did you know? You can also contribute with a donation, even if it is very small, in order to enrich the collections, improve the programs and develop new projects. You can contribute your donation in cash, by donating works of art to the museum collections or if you own works in your property you can transfer them to the museum.
The opening hours for the Picasso Museum are:
On December 24 and 31, on the festivity of All Saints, Christmas, spring and summer festivities; in its corresponding days in Paris, the museum will remain closed.
Tickets for the Picasso Museum in Paris are purchased depending on the collection you choose to visit and if you want to include the audio-guide service.
Admission will be free for people under 18, residents in the city between 18 and 25 years and persons accompanying them.
Metro: L1 St-Paul - St-Sébastien Froissart
Bus: 26, 69, 75 y 96.
It is in an area full of museums, near the Place de la Bastille and places you cannot miss. The address of the Picasso Museum in Paris is 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003, Paris, France.
To get there you can comfortably access by public transport:
The collection of the Picasso Museum in Paris exhibits more than 5,000 works and pieces. It is a collection unique in the world with paintings, sculptures, engravings, illustrations, sketches, notebooks, drafts, photographs, films and documents of the artist.
The paintings of the Picasso Museum in Paris are portrayed in some 300 paintings, such as "La Celestina" in an oil canvas that, as a curiosity, has very specific details such as the birth of hair.
There are around 250 sculptures and objects from Picasso's studios. Materials such as Proto-Cubist wood, bronze sculptures, models framed with wire and plaster, are the ones he used. A well-known artwork is "La guenon et son petit" from 1951, the curious thing about this sculpture is that it was made in bronze and with objects that the artist himself found, watch the sculpture well because you can see that the head of the monkey is a toy car.
In addition, you can find artworks such as "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" or "The Ladies of Avignon" on vellum paper mounted on canvas, "Minotaurecaressant du mufle la main d'une dormeuse" or "Minotaur caressing a sleeping woman" with an etching technique on laid paper from Montval, Copper. "Le peintre" or "The painter" painted with graphite pencil and wax pencils in beige Ingres paper.
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