Russian ballerina Khokhlova became the muse of Picasso at the time of a ballet, The Parade, whose centennial this exhibition, recently completed in Paris, is meant to celebrate in Russia this time, with more exhibits from Khokhlova’spersonal archives. The story of their turbulent love, which lasted only eight years before turning into a burden for both of them, is entitled Picasso, don’t you dare paint me crooked!Picasso obeyed his wife’s order, who rejected contemporary art, until he stopped loving her, and his later portraits of Olga Khokhlova were significantly different.© 2016-2020 moscovery.com
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25 November 2019 - 09 February 2020Thomas Gainsborough’s works will be brought to the Pushkin Museum from Great Britain. The celebrated 18th-century English portraitist left a rich heritage of paintings, preserved in the National Gallery in London, the Royal Academy of Arts and Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury.