Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris opened at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, February 19.
This collection of 176 works celebrating the artist’s life and covering the phases of his career is taking Richmond by storm. A steady stream of both fans and those who wanted to learn more about this influential artist filled the gallery. Review.
While the Musee National Picasso, Paris, permanent home of the collection, undergoes renovations, these works in various media representing the best of his career are traveling the world on tour. Richmond is the only east coast stop in the United States providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Richmond residents and visitors alike. The exhibition will be open to visitors just until May 15, 2011, so reserve your dates to go and get your tickets now. Tickets are $20 for adults and discounts apply for seniors, students, adult groups of 10 or more, and children ages 7 to 17. While the exhibition is free for VMFA members and children 6 and younger, tickets are still required due to the popularity of the event.