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Picasso exhibition opens at Paris airport

Passengers departing from Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport had a good reason to get there two hours before departure. In the “Museum Space” (Espace Musées) of Terminal 2E, the exposition “Picasso. Sunny years. Entrance to the exhibition is free - you just need to present a boarding pass.The exhibition consists of 35 paintings by one of the most significant artists of the XX century, presented by the Picasso Museum in Paris.CozaPablo Picasso1950, 93 × 231 cm

The purpose of the exhibition "Picasso. Sunny years "- to demonstrate to visitors the deep relationship of the artist with the south of France, as well as the significant influence of these ties on the master's work. The artist regularly came to the Cote d'Azur from the 1920s. After World War II, in 1946, he transferred his workshop to the castle in Antibes, now turned into a museum. Two years later, he and Françoise Gilot moved to the city of Vallauris, famous for its ceramics.
It is believed that Picasso began to use brighter colors and borrow scenes from ancient myths precisely after traveling to the Cote d'Azur.
Left: poster of the Picasso. Sunny years "in the" Museum space "airport Roissy - Charles de Gaulle

The exhibition combines works inspired by the enthusiasm of Picasso, the potters of the south of France, as well as the Mediterranean coast, its history, legends and climate. Dances, picnics, music, lying figures and dreamers - all of this is collected to charge travelers with vivacity.Reclining nude and a man playing the guitar by Pablo Picasso20.10.1970, 130 × 195 cmExhibition “Picasso. Sunny years "at the airport of Roissy - Charles de Gaulle will last until June 15.“Museum Space” on the eve of the opening of the exhibition “Picasso. Sunny years. Photo: LP / Jean-Gabriel Bontinck "Museum Space" is specially designed by the architects of the Orsay Museum for such expositions. Its official opening took place on January 15, 2013 with the exhibition of the works of Auguste Rodin "Wings of Glory". Since then, the exhibition complex every six months presents works of art from the largest museums in Paris.
The uniqueness of the museum is that it is the only one in the world that exhibits masterpieces from various institutions. There are similar facilities at Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) and a number of US airports. But in the Netherlands, works from the collection of the Rijksmuseum are exhibited exclusively, and in the United States collections are devoted to aeronautics.The interior of the "Museum Space". Photo: WikipediaAccording to the official site Espace Musées