Friday, April 15, 2011

Marie-Therese Walter, Picasso's Blonde Muse

Photos by Béatrice Hatala, courtesy Gagosian Gallery. © 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Gagosian Gallery in NYC (522 West 21st) opened another Picasso exhibit last night. This time, the public will be able to experience stunning portraits of Marie-Therese Walter, Picasso's blonde, athletic muse & lover. (The exhibition is curated by Picasso biographer John Richardson together with Diana Widmaier Picasso, granddaughter of Marie-Therese and daughter of Maya Picasso.)
The portraits of Marie-Therese are some of my favorite works by Picasso. I had not seen these two beautiful drawings before. They have a wonderful sense of calmness about them.
This show will be up until June 25th, 2011. Gagosian Gallery
Read more here: LINK: Marina Cashdan article at Huffington Post

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