The works of one of the greatest artists in the world come the summer of 2021 in the capital. The Picasso exhibition in Quebec city will be presented in canadian exclusivity at the national Museum of fine arts in the framework of a collaboration with the Picasso Museum-Paris.
Picasso in Quebec city will bring together a selection of 77 paintings of the man who revolutionised the world of art, of which 45 cezanne paintings, produced between 1895 and 1972 and which will be presented in a retrospective theme, ranging from his years of training up to his final paintings.
The exhibition will be held from June to September 2021.
The announcement was made Sunday morning at the MNBAQ by director-general Jean-Luc Murray, in the company of Frédéric Sanchez, consul general of France in Québec and Nathalie Roy, the minister of Culture and Communications.
The ministry of culture has contributed one million dollars for the holding of this exhibition, which follows in the wake of the international exhibitions already presented by the museum, including those devoted to Giacometti and Rodin, among others.
2.5 million for the Gérard-Morisset
Moreover, the ministry of Culture and Communications announced Sunday morning a financial assistance of 2.5 million for the restoration of the pavilion Gérard-Morisset.
The work will begin in the spring of 2021, and will extend over three years. The pavilion will remain open to the public during this period.