In 2012 the AGO presents a major survey of masterworks by the most inventive and influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris features 147 highlights from the Musée’s unparalleled collection, including paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings. The exhibition will be on view at the AGO from May 1 through August 26, 2012. The collection of the Musée National Picasso, Paris comprises more than 5,000 works that Picasso kept for himself and his family over the course of his career, ranging from informal sketchbooks to iconic masterpieces. Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris is touring the world while the Musée undergoes a multi-year renovation. The Art Gallery of Ontario is the only Canadian destination for this blockbuster.
The exhibition is organized by the Musée National Picasso, Paris and the Art Gallery of Ontario