Picasso. Bathers

Discover the exhibition online thanks to two videos
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The exhibition is closed. Sylvie Ramond, director of the museum and curator, invites you to a visit of the show in her company. 


Discover the exhibition and its musical interpretation by the Quatuor Debussy : 




Admire more than 150 paintings, drawings, sculptures, films in the exhibition, centred on the bather, a traditional subject in painting and sculpture that Picasso treated in a very unique way.

In Picasso's works, the classic freshwater nymph became a figure who seemed to have sprung from saltwater, living on the beach. The transformations of Picasso’s bathers occur throughout his artistic production and his life. The exhibition is based around Woman Seated on the Beach (1937), a painting that has become an iconic symbol of the museum’s collection. Book your timed tickets online and enjoy an exceptional visitor’s experience, at the beach with Picasso! 

Discover the trailer of the exhibition.

Listen to the free audiotour Picasso. Bathers. 


Pablo Picasso, Femme assise sur la plage, 1937.
Pablo Picasso,
Femme assise sur la plage, 1937.
© Succession Picasso, 2020. Image © Lyon MBA - Photo Alain Basset
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