A TRIB­UTE TO PI­CASSO

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Af­ter trav­el­ling to Italy in 1917 with Jean Cocteau, while vis­it­ing Rome, Pi­casso fell in love with Olga, a Rus­sian bal­le­rina. The ex­hi­bi­tion fo­cuses on the le­gendary back­drop that Pi­casso cre­ated for ‘Pa­rade’, the famed bal­let cre­ated by Erik Satie and Jean Cocteau for Sergei Di­aghilev’s Bal­lets Russes. This back­drop, mea­sur­ing 15 me­tres in length will be on display at the Capodi­monte Mu­seum to­gether with an ad­di­tional 68 works in­clud­ing paint­ings, draw­ings and sculp­tures. 8 April – 10 July Pi­casso a Napoli. La Danza di “Pa­rade” Museo di Capodi­monte, via Miano 2. www.museo­capodi­monte.beni­cul­tur­ali.it

Pablo Pi­casso, Theatre cur­tain for “Pa­rade” bal­let, 1917. Tem­pera on can­vas (1050x1640cm). Paris, Cen­tre Pom­pi­dou - Musée Na­tional d’art mod­erne (Cen­tre de créa­tion in­dus­trielle). Photo © Cen­tre Pom­pi­dou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christian Bahier / Philippe Migeat

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