Pablo Picasso once said, “Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.”
Tribune.com.pk–That wager has been frustrated in Paris for five years due to repeated delays, infighting and controversy. The renovation of one of the world’s largest collections of one of the 20th century’s most prolific and influential artists which should have been completed long ago will finally see the light of day. The long-awaited reopening, which has already been pushed back twice already in the past 12 months, is finally ready for unveiling on the October 25, the birthday of the legendary Spanish artist. He was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain, and spent most of his adult life in France before his death in 1973.
Read more on Tribune.com.pk: Paris Picasso Museum Finally to Open
Update: Read The Guardian’s long-read version of this story (with photos): Nightmare at the Picasso Museum