Exhibition room 1. The Shared Place:
Barcelona

When he arrived in Barcelona, Picasso was still an adolescent immersed in an academic training who was just beginning to experience the tensions of a desire to subversion, while Rusiñol was a highly regarded artist who had been a leading exponent of modernity.

The first exhibition in which the young Picasso took part — shortly after arriving in Barcelona, with a very academic canvas — featured works by Rusiñol, one of which he painted a version of.

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