Dorothy Sanders

  • “Picasso: Tradition and Avant-garde”

    Also on view at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

    Picasso would probably have been thrilled to see his paintings hanging alongside works from the Prado by the great Spanish artists who inspired him, and this two-part survey covers each stage of his career. In the Prado, fifty of his canvases are to be juxtaposed with paintings from the museum’s collection (for instance, Picasso’s Reclining Nude, 1964, will be paired with Goya’s Naked Maja, ca. 1798–1805), tendering a set of analogies sure to inspire critical reflection. The