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Eluard and PicassoExhibitions and activities
11/08/2019 - 03/15/2020

The friendship between Picasso and the surrealist poet Paul Éluard was strong and unbreakable. Following the death of Apollinaire, both men got together to share and exchange ideas and opinions. The premature death of Éluard, after twenty years of friendship, was a major blow for the painter who had published a book months earlier with a series of the poet's drawings that featured a beautifully written prologue by Éluard himself. The Picasso Museum examines the relationship of both of these artists through Éluard's books and poetry and his art collection, as well as Picasso's portraits and drawings of the poet and his wife Nusch. We will also come across photographs by Man Ray and Brassaï and correspondence and documentary films narrating the meetings between the two friends.

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