Pablo Picasso "Woman with a Yellow Necklace" 1946 © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) announced “Picasso – Creatures and Creativity” will open July 3 and feature 19 lithographs, 13 linocuts, 8 paintings and three rare plates. The new exhibition is in partnership with the Claude Picasso Archives and focuses on Pablo Picasso’s themes of the human figure. "The exhibition will take guests on a step-by-step journey through the famed artist’s thought progression and creative process behind his painting and printmaking," says the release:
“‘Picasso: Creatures & Creativity’ is a unique exhibit offering visitors the opportunity to dive into the mind and life of Picasso,” said Tarissa Tiberti, executive director of the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. “Additionally, guests will be enveloped by the insatiable curiosity and artistic vision of one of history’s most intriguing and iconic artists.”
“‘Picasso: Creatures & Creativity’" runs from July 3, 2015 through January 10, 2016. Tickets will be $19; $16 for Nevada residents and seniors 65 and older; and $14 for students, teachers and military with valid ID. More information at Bellagio.
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