Thursday 27 April 2017

Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya – COAC, Barcelona
Organized by Museu Picasso

9:00 – 9:30

Lluís Comerón

Dean, Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya

Michael FitzGerald

Professor of Fine Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

Emmanuel Guigon

Director, Museu Picasso, Barcelona

9:30 – 10:30

Keynote Speaker

Castle to castle: Pablo Picasso’s identities

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Brigitte Leal

Deputy director of the MNAM, Centre George Pompidou, Paris

10:30 – 11:10

Session 01: Barcelona

01. The bond of Picasso with Barcelona

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Sílvia Domènech

Head of Knowledge and Research center, Museu Picasso, Barcelona

02. Barcelona, Irving Penn and Picasso. History of a report

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Gemma Avinyó

Associate Professor, Universitat de Lleida

11:10 – 11:40


11:40 – 13:00

Session 02: National identity

03. Picasso, the eternal Spaniard? On stereotypes of French criticism

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Philippe Dagen

Professor, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

04. A Double Masquerade? The Frenchness of Picasso and his ‘Portraits in Uniform’

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Meta Marija Valiusaityte

PhD candidate, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

05. Picasso, a Frenchman?

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Camille Chenais

Project coordinator, Villa Vassilieff, Malakoff

06. The “Spanish genius” of Pablo Picasso: critical responses to the artist in the inter war period

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Anna Halter

PhD candidate in History of Art, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

13:00 – 13:30

Questions & answers

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Moderator: William Jeffett

Curator of Special Exhibitions, The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida

13:30 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 16:20

Session 03: Methodologies

07. Barbarism, parody, invention: Picasso as “vertical invader”

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Pepe Karmel

Associate Professor, Department of Art History, New York University, Astoria

08. Sports, hygiene and the sexuality of Pablo Picasso during the birth of cubism

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Hiromi Matsui

Lecturer, Nagoya University

09. Picasso: from the mythical nymph to the tragic woman. Transversal identities in the representation of the female

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Paulina L. Antacli

Lecturer, Universidad Nacional de La Rioja, Córdoba, Argentina

10. Picasso’s “pastiche” reexamined, A Kublerian experiment

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Kendall Follert

Master’s Student, Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

16:20 – 16:50


16:50 – 18:30

Session 04: Guernica

11. Pablo Picasso: “the Numancia” of Guernica

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Rafael Inglada

Fundación Pablo Picasso, Málaga

12. Picasso against Franco: what the archives of the Musée Picasso-Paris reveal

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Géraldine Mercier

PhD candidate in History of Contemporary Art, Université Paris-Sorbonne

13. Picasso and the artists in exile: identities and experiences of the Republican Spain

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Inmaculada Real

Researcher. PhD in History of Art, Madrid

14. “Guernica” in Germany

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Martin Schieder

Professor, University of Leipzig

15. The recuperation of Guernica. From the Franco period to the transition

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Genoveva Tusell

Associate Professor. PhD , Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid

18:30 – 19:00

Questions & answers

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Moderator: Claustre Rafart

Curator of Graphic Arts, Museu Picasso, Barcelona


Visit and cocktail at Museu Picasso

“Picasso’s choreographic gesture”
choreographic performance by Sara Gómez, Laura Vilar and Pierre Michaël Faure
8.30pm and 9.15pm, Gallery 14
Cocktail at 21:00

Organized by:

Museu Picasso Barcelona
Montcada 15. 08003 Barcelona

Fundació Palau. Centre d’Art
Carrer la Riera 54. 08393
Caldes d’Estrac Barcelona

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