Picasso at Work: Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan at Museo Picasso Málaga


MALAGA.- Cannes, 8 February 1956. The photojournalist David Douglas Duncan stops his car in front of Villa La Californie, residence of one of the most famous artists of all time: Pablo Picasso. In his hand is a ring especially made for Picasso, who appreciates the gesture and invites him into his home, his studio and his intense life. With Stephanie Ansari and Tatyana Franck as its curators, Picasso at Work. Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan brings together in the Museo Picasso Málaga 115 photographs selected from among the thousands that Duncan took of the artist and his milieu in those years. The exhibition also presents 77 of Picasso’s works appearing in the photographs, thus opening up a dialogue with them and making it possible to go deeper into the extraordinary world of the artist. Notable here is the variety of techniques and styles they reveal and, also to be highlighted, is the presence of work