This exhibition is a collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; and the Runion des Musées Nationaux/Musée Picasso, Musée National d'Art Moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. It was organized by John Elderfield, Chief Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Kirk Varnedoe, Professor of the History of Art, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; John Golding, Painter and Art Historian, London; Elizabeth Cowling, Senior Lecturer, Department of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh; Anne Baldassari, Curator, Musée Picasso, Paris; Isabelle Monod-Fontaine, Deputy Director, Musée Nationale d'Art Moderne, Paris.
The exhibition and its accompanying publication and education programs are sponsored by Merrill Lynch.
A major grant is also provided by The Starr Foundation.
An indemnity for the exhibition has been granted by the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Additional funding is provided by Monique M. Schoen Warshaw.