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InsideJapan News Network

Monday, 17th November 2008
In Events In Japan,

Picasso extravaganza in Tokyo
One of the largest-scale exhibitions of art by Pablo Picasso is on show at the Suntory Musuem in Tokyo until December 14th.

Meanwhile, another Picasso exhibition entitled His Life, His Creation at the National Art Centre in the capital, also until December 14th.

In total, 230 works of art are on show at the two exhibitions, before being taken to Madrid and Abu Dhabi while the Musee National Picasso in Paris is under renovation, reports the Japan Times.

Among the works on display at the National Art Centre are some of Picasso's early renderings including portraits of his first wife, the Russian ballet dancer Olga Khklova.

Over at the Suntory Museum, works on show include Portrait of a Soul and Self Portrait, along with paintings from Picasso's blue period.

In 2004, a painting by Picasso was sold for a then record-breaking £58 million at auction.
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