Morocco to Host Picasso Exhibition Starting April | MAP
The Mohammed VI Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art will host an exhibition of Picasso’s work in 2017:
The National Foundation for Museums (FNM) and the Picasso National Museum signed, on Wednesday in Paris, an agreement to hold in Morocco an exhibition on the works of Picasso as of the month of April.
Under this agreement, signed by FNM president Mehdi Qotbi and president of the Picasso National Museum Laurent Le Bon, a hundred of paintings by the famous Spanish artist will be lent to Morocco.
In a statement on Thursday to MAP, Qotbi underlined that the Kingdom is the first Arab and African country to host an exhibition of Picasso paintings, adding that this event follows the successful Giacometti exhibition.
This event, which will be held at the Mohammed VI Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art until the end of July 2017, is a tribute to the policy spearheaded by HM King Mohammed VI to promote culture as a real bridge between peoples, he added…[ORIGINAL STORY, SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED]