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Coinciding with the exhibition Picasso. Toros, on view from April 1st until July 3rd, the Museo Picasso Málaga has organised a series of lectures to be held at the Museum Auditorium every Thursday in April and May at 7 p.m. Tomàs Llorens, Chief Curator of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, is scheduled to inaugurate the series with a lecture entitled “Picasso, Bullfights 1934-1935” on Thursday,

Throughout the subsequent weeks, the subject of tauromachy in the work of Picasso will be discussed by Marie Laure Bernadac, Chief Curator of Contemporary Art at the Musée du Louvre, Paris";" Dominique Dupuis-Labbé, Curator of the Musée National Picasso, Paris";" Álvaro Martínez-Novillo, from the Instituto del Patrimonio Histórico Español";" Pedro Romero de Solís, Professor at the University of Seville";" and Brigitte Léal, Chief Curator of Historical Collections at the Musée National Centre d’Art Georges Pompidou, Paris.

The six speakers have been invited to lecture not only because of their unquestionable expertise in the History of Art, but also because of their involvement in the most significant publications and exhibitions on this subject both in Spain and France in the past twenty years.


April 7

Picasso. Bullfights of 1934-1935

Mr. Tomàs Llorens

Chief Curator Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

April 14

The Bullfight in Picasso’s Writings. Christ in the Arena

Ms. Marie-Laure Bernadac

Chief Curator of Contemporary Art Musée du Louvre, Paris

April 21

The Bullfights of the Musée Picasso

Ms. Dominique Dupuis-Labbé

Curator Musée National Picasso, Paris

May 5

The Artistic Representation of the Bullfight Before and After Picasso

Mr. Álvaro Martínez-Novillo

Instituto del Patrimonio Histórico Español

May 12

The Bullfight at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century

Mr. Pedro Romero de Solís

Professor of Sociology Universidad de Sevilla

May 19

Bullfight Characters in Pablo Picasso’s Oeuvre: the Bullfighter, the Picador, the Aficionado

Ms. Brigitte Léal

Chief Curator Musée National Centre d’Art Georges Pompidou, Paris

“Figuras de la corrida en la obra de Pablo Picasso: torero, picador, aficionado”.

Comisaria de la exposición Picasso. Toros y Toreros. Musée Picasso, París. 1993. Musée Bonnat, Bayona. 1993. Museu Picasso, Barcelona. 1994. Autora de “1917-1930 Del teatro de la corrida al drama privado” (en el catálogo de dicha exposición). Autora de “Para él la pintura es una corrida”. Contextos de la Colección Permanente nº 7. Corrida de toros, 1934. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. 1999.

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