The Museum «New Jerusalem» will open print exhibition Picasso

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in photobacteria from the paintings of P. Picasso’s Old Jew with a boy. Archival photoThe Museum «New Jerusalem» will open print exhibition Picasso© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

Thirteen publications with samples of graphic works of famous Spanish artist Pablo Picasso will be presented at the exhibition «Artist and book», which opens Sunday in the Moscow Museum and exhibition complex «New Jerusalem», the press service of the State Museum of fine arts (GMII) Pushkin.

The exhibition, which is composed of the samples of the collection of the Pushkin Museum Pushkin and private collections of George gens and Boris Fridman, refers to the printed schedule of the outstanding artist of the XX century, made in the technique of livre d’artiste — special editions of the literary text with the original printed illustrations.

«The Russian audience for the first time will showcase the work of Pablo Picasso in this genre of the period from 1919 to 1969. The exhibition is structured in such a way that from many of Picasso’s works in the genre of livre d’artiste show the most characteristic of the artist’s schedule. Thirteen publications presented at the exhibition include etchings, lithographs and woodcuts of the artist made them in a different style,» — said the press service.

Guests of the exhibition will see unique illustrations by Picasso to ancient Comedy of Aristophanes «Lysistrata», a surreal work in the publication of «the age of the Sun» Robert Kind, a series of etchings for «Six fantastic tales» by Maurice Anguish, as well as the publication of texts by the French writer Jean Cocteau with original lithographs.

The exhibition, curated by collector Boris Fridman, will last in the «New Jerusalem» until March 17, 2018.