Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Picasso and his Collection - QLD

Lucien Clergue Picasso beside a figure from the Marquesas Islands 1955 Gelatin silver photograph Collection: The artist © 2008 by Lucien ClergueCourtesy: Patrice Trigano Gallery, Paris

The exhibition features over 100 works from Picasso's extraordinary collection plus more than 80 important works by the artist himself. A range of documentary photographs also feature. Picasso & his collection' includes paintings, drawings and prints by artists such as Chardin, Matisse, Renoir, Cézanne, Rousseau, Miró, Modigliani and Braque, as well as an extraordinary selection of Oceanic and African works.

Patrick aged 5 visited the Picasso Exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery on Thursday 12th June with his school. This will extend the work his class have been doing on the visual arts theme as well as understanding of what a gallery is.
Patrick attended a kids workshop on Picasso and viewed other displays as they relate to the curriculum.

I asked Patrick questions about his trip to the gallery:
What did you do at the Gallery?
Played with my mask I made and cut out the holes.
Walked around with my friend Nash looking at paintings.
Who is Picasso?
A painter.
Favourite part of the trip to the gallery?
What did you see at the Gallery?
I saw lots of different paintings.
Would you visit the Gallery again?
Yes, it was fun.
Picasso and his Collection
Queensland Art Gallery
9 June - 14 September
Admission fees apply

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