There is ample Pablo Picasso lithograph work that also reveals this artist's talent and genius, in addition to his paintings, etchings, ceramics, watercolors, and drawings. What is lithography? Artist as early on as Goya used this technique, which allows a direct ink transfer to paper.
It is interesting to note that this practice was not used very often for hundreds of years until Pablo Picasso art works brought it into the spotlight. Today, you can see examples of the artist's lithography right along with the Pablo Picasso famous paintings at the Museu Picasso in Barcelona.
The Formation of the Museu Picasso
Picasso requested the museum be set up and asked his friend and personal assistant Jaume Sabartes for help. Among the first in the collection at the Picasso museum was works from Sabartes' collection as well as Pablo Picasso art works that were at the Barcelona Museum of Art before the early 1960's. Among these items initially displayed at the museum were posters and lithograph work as well as engravings from Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Today the museum is world famous for its incredible variety of works created in the timeframe up to and including the Pablo Picasso Blue Period. Tourists from around the world flock to the museum to see Pablo Picasso famous paintings and learn more about this artist and what he created during his lifetime. Many are pleasantly surprised to know that they can also view numerous examples of Pablo Picasso lithograph work.
While the museum does focus on the artist's early years, the curators have still made it possible to see some works from his later career. For example, there are a few pieces of Pablo Picasso Cubism displayed. For more information about Pablo Picasso artwork, read the sections “Pablo Picasso Art” and also “Facts about Pablo Picasso.”
Visiting the Picasso Museum
When you are in Barcelona, don't miss seeing the Museo Picasso, as it truly is one of the most exciting attractions in the city. Visitors come from all over the world to enjoy this museum. Whether you are seeking to see examples of lithography, Pablo Picasso Cubism, works from the Pablo Picasso Blue Period, or just gain a deeper understanding of the artist's career, you will be pleased with your visit.
Barcelona Budget offers a Big Saver: Picasso Walking Tour including the museum, to see Pablo Picasso lithograph works that will take you throughout the neighborhood to spots that influenced the artist. You will also gain access to the museum and skip the lines!
If you are interested in purchasing the Museum Pass called Articket, which grants users admission to the 6 most famous museums in the city, we can assure you that you will save a lot of money, as well. Either way, you'll be able to enjoy this great museum at nice savings!