PICASSO

1881

Born: Malaga, Spain


1895

Enters the art academy, La Lonja, Spain


1900

First exhibition in Barcelona, Spain


1901

Becomes co-publisher of the journal Arte Joven


1901

Beginning of the Blue Period


1904

Beginning of the Rose period


1907

Paints 'Les Demoiselles d’Avignon'


1912

Creates his first collages


1908 - 1914

Braque and Picasso create and develop Cubism


1918

Marries Olga


1919

Travels to London to work on El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-cornered Hat), a new Ballets Russes production


1921

First performance of the ballet Mercure, with sets and costumes by Picasso


1936

At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Picasso offers his services to the lawful government of the Spanish Republic and is appointed Director of the Prado.


1936

Meets Dora Maar, a photographer linked to the Surrealist movement


1937

Paints Guernica


1941

Writes his first play: 'El deseo atrapado por la cola (Desire Caught by the Tail)'


1944

Begins association with Communist Party


1960

The Picasso Museum of Barcelona is set up by an agreement in Barcelona City Council


1973

Died: Notre Dame de Vie, in Mougins, France




Expositions sélectionnées


2010 - 2011

Picasso, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich 

Picasso: Frieden und Freiheit, Albertina, Vienna 


2010

Picasso and the Avante-Garde in Paris, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

Picasso: Themes and Variations, MoMA, New York, NY


2008 - 2009

Pablo Picasso: Graphic works 1904-1905 from the Gallery of Ambroise Vollard in Paris, National Gallery, Prague (solo) 

Pablo Picasso - Mosqueteros, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo) 

Picasso et les maîtres, Grand Palais, Paris, France


2008

Picasso, Auroportrait, Suntory Museum, Osaka (solo) 

Picasso en la Fotografia, La Caja Negra, Madrid (solo) 

Focus: Picasso Sculpture, MoMA, New York, NY (solo) 

Die Erneuerung des Sehens, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur 

Monet to Dali, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN 

Maternity - Images of Motherhood, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh


2007

Picasso's Desmoiselles d'Avignon at 10, MoMA, New York, NY (solo) 

Chartae, Galleria Tega, Milan 

Picasso & Matisse, Andipa Gallery, London 

Apocalypse Now: The Theater of War, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA


2006

Picasso Matisse: Prints and Drawings, Andipa gallery, London 

Paris - Athens, 1863-1940, National Art Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens


2005

Picasso to Pop, Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, OH 

American and European Selections, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY


2004

CUBISM AND ITS LEGACY - The Gift of Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool 

The Spanish Portrait: From El Greco to Picasso, Museo National del Prado, Madrid


2003

Matisse - Picasso, exhibition opens at Tate Modern and subsequently travels to Paris and The Museum of Modern Art, New York 

Entre el clavel y la espada: Rafael Alberti en su siglo, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla


1966

85th birthday and Hommage a Pablo Picasso, Petit-Palais, Paris, France


1925

Participates in first Surrealist exhibition, Paris, France


1912

Participates in the Blue Rider exhibition, Munich/European tour


1901

First exhibition in Paris, at the Vollard Gallery: he exhibits with the Basque painter, Francisco Iturrino 

Exhibition of works by Picasso and Casas, Sala Parés, Barcelona


1897

First exhibition, held at the Hostal d’Els Quatre Gats, Barcelona: the first article on Picasso appears in La Vanguardia