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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH MAY 2013

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The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Covent Garden, Strand, WC2R 1LA† †
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Dates:
14th February 2013†until†26th May 2013
Opening Times
Daily 10am-6pm; last admission 5.30pm
Prices
£6 (Adults), £4.50 (Concessions)
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Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901

The year is 1901 and the 19-year-old Pablo Picasso is a relatively unknown artist outside Barcelona. All this was about to change as this Courtauld Gallery exhibition reveals. Focussing on the remarkable story of the Spanish artist's breakthrough year, Becoming Picasso gives visitors an opportunity to experience the artist's very first masterpieces which mark the beginnings of his famous 'blue period'. On 24th June 1901, Picasso's first major exhibition opened at a gallery on rue Lafitte in Paris, marking the beginning of Picasso's meteoric rise to becoming one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

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Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at the Courtauld in the Strand Block of the glorious, 18th century Somerset House. More about The Courtauld Gallery

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Self-Portrait (Yo), 1901, Oil on board, 51.4 x 31.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence
Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901 - Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Self-Portrait (Yo), 1901, Oil on board, 51.4 x 31.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

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