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« Face à Picasso » exhibition in Rabat deemed a great success

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The Face à Picasso exhibition, held from May 17 to July 31 at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMVI) in Rabat, registered a “great success,” said the National Museum Foundation on Tuesday.

“Since opening to the public on 17 May, the exhibition has attracted a total of 38,540 visitors from all over Morocco and abroad,” said the MMVI foundation.

For over two months, 115 works by Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter, sculptor, designer, poet, and playwright, were showcased in a chronological journey of the celebrated artist’s masterpieces across the different disciplines encompassing his career.

Organized by the National Museum Foundation in collaboration with the Musée National Picasso-Paris, this major exhibition devoted to the « Master of the 20th Century » enabled visitors to discover the genius of Picasso through a hundred works (paintings, sculptures , Ceramics, photographs, drawings and prints …).

Organized into eleven sections, each one exploring a part of Picasso’s genius, the exhibition is a chronological and thematic journey that condenses Picasso’s best works.

The museum said they took the exhibition as an opportunity to carry out their mission to democratize culture. Entry to the exhibition was free during the first two weeks and last five days of its showcase. The foundation said they recorded over 3,270 visitors in the last two days alone.

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