Picasso and mythologies

Hercules, Picasso and mythology

Did you know that Picasso was very interested in mythologies? Did you know that the first Picasso painting that was preserved was of the legendary hero Hercules?

Hercules, Picasso and mythology

In the period between November 24th in 2016 and the 20th of March in 2017 you can get to know so much more about Pablo Picasso and his attraction to mythology. Here you can watch some of his amazing creations portraying for example Hercules, Apollo, Calydon, Cephalus, Meleager, Nestor, Pollux, Poseidon, the Minotaur and  Zeus. In addition you can watch other beings and feelings he portrayed such as centaurs, fauns and muses, and they explain trivial facts about everyday life, prowess, pleasures, pain, tragedy, etc.

Based on this it might even be something you can bring your kids to, because they do for sure love fauns, centaurs, muses and of course super heroes like Apollo, Nestor and Pollux.

If you would like to know more about the exhibition then you can visit the homepage of the Picasso museum!

For those who would rather skip this exhibition and do something else in Barcelona instead, read on in our Barcelona Guide. Here you will find information on other programs, exhibitions, concerts and other things going on in the city, in addition to basic knowledge on the most famous attractions and activities Barcelona has to offer.


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