“Others have seen what is and asked why,” said Pablo Picasso. “I have seen what could be and asked why not.” Cubism, Surrealism, Neo-Expressionism, African influence, collage—Picasso was a palpable force in all these movements. In the first monographic exhibition on Picasso in the Bay Area in almost a decade, 35 key works will trace his breakthroughs and milestones, step by step. As the artist famously said, “The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” —E.C.
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