EXHIBITION: The Mirror and the Mask: Portraiture in the Age of Picasso

8 Aug 2007

0708mask2_455x600 The Kimbell Art Museum, in Fort Worth, Texas, will be the only U.S. venue to host this exhibition of modern portraiture, which brings together 100 paintings and sculptures from 75 collections across Europe and North America.

The Mirror and the Mask: Portraiture in the Age of Picasso

Through September 16
Kimbell Art Museum
Fort Worth, Texas
(817) 332-8451

The Kimbell Art Museum, in Fort Worth, Texas, will be the only U.S. venue to host this exhibition of modern portraiture, which brings together 100 paintings and sculptures from 75 collections across Europe and North America. Work from such artists as Picasso, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Matisse, and Hockney are featured. The exhibition uses the work of Picasso as its recurrent theme, following the changes in the artist’s style in relation to trends in portraiture throughout Europe.

 

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Madame Cézanne in Blue
by Paul Cézanne, 1889–1890, oil, 29 1/2 x 24. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.
Self-portrait
by Vincent van Gogh, 1887, oil, 15 5/8 x 13 1/4. Collection Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut.

 

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Portrait of the Artist’s Wife (Olga)
by Pablo Picasso, 1923, oil, 51 x 38 1/4. Private collection. © 2007 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.
Harlequin With a Mirror
by Pablo Picasso, 1923, oil, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8. Collection Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain. © 2007 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.
Bust of a Woman With a Hat (Dora)
by Pablo Picasso, 1939, oil, 21 5/8 x 18 1/4. Collection Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland. © 2007 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.

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