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Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

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Les Demoiselles d'Avignon: Conserving a Modern Masterpiece

While still anticipating its grand re-opening in new digs in midtown Manhattan this November, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) presents this website on the conservation of "an iconic fixture in MoMA's collection since its acquisition in 1939", Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. MoMA and other museums make good use of the Web to allow visitors to observe the conservation process as they...
Pablo Picasso's The Tragedy

The National Gallery of Art presents this Web site that reveals earlier works on the wooden supports and canvas of Picasso's painting The Tragedy, found during conservation treatments. Picasso said, "What comes out in the end is the result of the discarded finds." The artist often reworked his paintings, leaving clues on the surface to tip off viewers that another work might be covered up by the...
Picasso: Peace and Freedom

John Lennon said he'd prefer to be remembered as a peacenik than a Beatle. If you feel the same way, a visit to this exhibition from the Tate Liverpool, showcasing Picasso's pacifist side, will be inspirational. Picasso's "Dove of Peace" is featured throughout the website, and several versions of the bird are on display in room 3 of the show, including Hands Entwined III; Dove with Olive Branch,...

Absolutely just for fun (or is it?), you can become a Cubist painter at this clever site, creating an original work of art by moving facial parts -- eyes, hair, lips, ears, noses -- onto a canvas in the same fashion as snapping plastic parts onto a Mr. Potatohead doll. There are also tools for colorizing, rotating, and changing the sizes of your design elements. Once you have painted your...