Picasso Museum Paris

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Picasso Museum, Paris, is closed until June 2014

In the heart of the fashionable Marais district in Paris, Paris Picasso Museum is dedicated to the famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso (1881-1973).

Paris Picasso Museum is housed in Hotel Sale, a superb 1656 city mansion, close to Centre Pompidou.

Paris Picasso Museum is closed for renovation until end of spring 2014. Pablo Picasso lived in France between 1900 and 1973. This is why you can see many Picasso paintings in Centre Pompidou in Paris or in Antibes Picasso Museum on the French Riviera.

Odalisque au Tambourin - Picasso Museum Paris
Odalisque au Tambourin - Picasso Museum Paris

Paris Picasso Museum

Paris Picasso Museum opened in 1985 with 203 paintings and 156 pieces of sculpture from the Picasso heritage, paid to the state as death duties.

You will see great paintings in the Museum including Paul Arlequin and the portrait of Dora Maar. Whether you like Pablo Picasso paintings or not, you will be moved by the colorful masterpieces in display.

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Picasso Museum, Paris
Picasso Museum, Paris

Picasso in Paris: a Picasso biography

Picasso in Paris

Picasso settled in Paris in 1905. With George Braque, he then pioneered cubism and turned Montmartre, a hilly Paris district, into the fabric of modern art.

In 1913, he moved to Montparnasse, which became the new place to be of modern art, with artists such as Modigliani, Juan Gris, Diego Rivera, Fujita and Soutine.

Pablo Picasso spent most of his life in Paris and on the Riviera in South of France, where he died in 1973.

Information on Picasso Museum, Paris

Musee National Picasso
Hotel Sale
5 rue de Thorigny 75003 Paris
Tel: 33 (0)1 42 71 25 21
Web site

Opening hours:
9.30am to 5.30pm from October 1st to March 31st, 9.30am to 6pm from April 1st to September 30th.
Closed on Tuesdays, January 1st, December 25th
Paris metro: Saint-Paul station. Metro line 1 (10' walk).

Pablo Picasso in Paris
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Paul en Arlequin, Picasso Museum, Paris
Paul en Arlequin, Picasso Museum, Paris
Pablo Picasso in Paris
Pablo Picasso in Paris
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