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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania

 
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added on the 29th of September, 2010
We visited the painting exhibition of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and their Picasso collection just took our breath away. We were always drawn to contemporary, impressionist art and Picasso being the best representative of the movement we were glad to have the opportunity to see a few of its paintings.

The exhibition was called ‘Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris’ and featured paintings like the ‘Three Musicians’, ‘Chair with Gladiolas’ or ‘The City’. They were truly magnificent, all of the masterpieces in my eyes. The exhibition also included some sculptures of the great master and a few paintings from famous artists of the avant-garde such as Marc Chagall and Jacques Lipchitz among others.

Address:
Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

Price:
$16 for adults, $12 for children

Opening Hours:
Daily (except Monday)from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

On the web:
http://www.philamuseum.org/

 
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