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Audio described tour and handling session of Picasso and Paper



Monday 9 March 2020
9 — 11am

Open to Accessible
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Picasso and Paper

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Pablo Picasso, Violin, Paris, autumn 1912.

Laid paper, wallpaper, newspaper, wove wrapping paper and glazed black wove paper, cut and pasted onto cardboard, with pencil and charcoal. 65 x 50 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris. Pablo Picasso Gift in Lieu, 1979. MP367 Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau © Succession Picasso/DACS 2019.

Join us for an audio described tour of ‘Picasso and Paper’ for blind and partially sighted visitors.

Visitors will have a one-hour audio described tour of the exhibition followed by an object handling session, discussion and refreshments.

The handling session will invite visitors to explore objects and materials relating to artworks in Picasso and Paper. This event will be led by experienced audio describer Harry Baxter. Refreshments are included and volunteer support is provided.

Picasso and Paper brings together 300 works of art by Pablo Picasso, both on and with paper. Discover Picasso’s ingenious use of this universal material through artworks spanning his prolific career, illuminating his creative spirit and working methods.

Exhibition organised by the Royal Academy of Arts, London and the Cleveland Museum of Art in partnership with the Musée national Picasso-Paris.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Monday 9 March 2020

9 — 11am

Meet in the front hall of Burlington House

Free, booking required.