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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
PICASSO AND SIMA, ANTIBES 1946
In June 1946, the sculptor and photographer Michel Sima met with Pablo Picasso in Antibes. At Picasso’s request, day after day Sima photographed Picasso's works-in-progress in the workshop he found for him at Grimaldi Palace. The artists' work and friendship eventually resulted in the creation of the Picasso Museum. This unique showcase in Antibes has recently been renovated and the works of art returned to their proper home, providing visitors the opportunity to step into a moment in art history.
An event reception with a cash-only bar and free light bites begins at 6 p.m. in the Bechtler lobby followed by the presentation and film screening at 7 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Auditorium.
Tickets are $10 for the public, $8 for museum members and $5 for students (Student tickets may be purchased at the door or by phone. Must present student ID to claim).
Buy tickets online, tickets may also be purchased by phone at 704.353.9200 or at the admissions desk.