Masterworks of Picasso come to Wuxi| Updated: June 13,2023 L M S

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Spanish dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the Pablo Picasso 2023 Asia Tour Art Exhibition – the Unique Picasso. [Photo/Wuxi Daily]

The Pablo Picasso 2023 Asia Tour Art Exhibition – the Unique Picasso – opened in the Grand Canal Art Park in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province, on June 10.


Photo of Pablo Picasso is displayed at the entrance of the exhibition. [Photo/Wuxi Daily]

One of the most important exhibitions in the city, the tour exhibition is showcasing 50 masterpieces of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), including sculptures, woodblock paintings, ceramics, and photos of the artist's daily life to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.

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A visitor admires exhibits at the Unique Picasso exhibition. [Photo/Wuxi Daily]

The exhibition has also reproduced Picasso's workplace and set up zones for visitors to try painting and take pictures.

At the entrance of the exhibition, the two night owl-themed sculptures are the treasure of the exhibition. Chen Yanru, curator of the exhibition's co-organizer LC Museum, said that the exhibition was authorized by the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation in France and many of the exhibits were on display at the Picasso Museum.

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An owl-themed sculpture is on display at the Unique Picasso exhibition. [Photo/Wuxi Daily]

"Picasso treated owls as his favorite pets and he believed that his eyes are the same as those of owls. Therefore, he created a series of owl-themed works," noted Chen.

The exhibition will run for five months until Nov 10.