7. Picasso — Birth of a Genius
UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing (June 15-Sep 1)
In this summer, few in the Chinese capital could avoid the Picasso craze that was felt nearly everywhere, online and offline, thanks to the blockbuster UCCA show, Picasso — Birth of a Genius.
Official UCCA data reveals that about 350,000 people visited the show over its 80-day duration, making it one of the most sought-after events on the art calendar in the country in 2019.
The Beijing exhibition chronicled the first three decades of Picasso's career, with 103 works – 34 paintings, 14 sculptures and 55 works on paper, from the collection of the Picasso-Paris National Museum tracing his development from childhood.
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