Five Women, Two Artists: A Close Look at Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon and Matisse’s Dance (I)

Friday, November 22, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

The Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Gallery 2, fifth floor
The Florene Schoenborn Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Gallery 6, fifth floor

Through quick sketches and discussion, compare and contrast these celebrated paintings, both composed with five figures. Consider composition, pose, and palette, and delve into the background of each painting.

Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.