1932 was one of the most eventful in the life of Pablo Picasso. Retrospective at Tate Modern – the first ever gallery exhibition of the most influential artist of the twentieth century. It contains more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings created over the 12 months during which the master has finally secured its status as a Titan of twentieth-century art.
In the centre of the exhibition are three portraits of Marie-Therese Walter, Picasso's lover for the first time together since their establishment in March 1932.
Then 50-year-old master was preparing for his first retrospective, which opened on 16 June at the Galerie Georges Petit in Paris. Picasso decided to prove that he was one of the greatest artists of his time, and his new paintings are as important as past work, almost unanimously appreciated by collectors.
The paintings in the exhibition prepared in conjunction with the musée Picasso in Paris, accompanied by photographs and documents proving that 1932 was a very eventful year in the life of the master.