(Le rêve 1932 Pablo Picasso)
“Picasso and American Art” is currently on display at the Whitney Museum on the Upper East side. Picasso, a native of Spain, who lived in France never in his life travelled to the U.S., but was highly influential on American artists. The Exhibition occupies an entire floor of the museum and explores the influences of Picasso on several American artists including, Andy warhol, Jackson Pollock, Max Weber, Stuart Davis, Arshile Gorky, John Graham, and Willem de Kooning.
There are 170 pieces (40 of them Picasso’s) on display including “Still Life”, the first Picasso painting to arrive in the U.S.
Check it out, even if the Whitney is merely pointing out the obvious
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The exhibit runs through January 28.