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Picasso & the Masters of Print

Still Life With Glass Under a Lamp, Pablo Picasso


Picasso and the Masters of Print

15th October 2016 - 16th April 2017

Wixamtree Gallery - free entry

Still Life With Glass Under a LampImage credit: © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2016

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) Still Life with Glass under a Lamp, linocut on paper, 1962.


Picasso & the Masters of Print offers a unique opportunity to view together some of the most important prints by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. The seven prints by Picasso held at The Higgins Bedford span seven decades of his career and spectacularly showcase the varied printmaking techniques that he mastered.


These stunning works will be accompanied by a wider exhibition of major artists’ original prints drawn from the Cecil Higgins Collection. Five centuries of printmaking will be on show, ranging from masterpieces by key figures in the history of European printmaking, such as Dürer and Rembrandt, through to 20th century icons such as Matisse and Warhol, and including contemporary artists such as Paula Rego and Mark Hearld.


These talks, tours and workshops accompany the exhibition Picasso & the Masters of Print.


10 Minute Tours

Free Event. No need to book

2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

March 4th

Join volunteer and Tate tour guide, Andrew Rodgers, for a lightning-quick tour of our current exhibition, Picasso and the Masters of Print.


Gallery Tours: Picasso and the Masters of Print

1pm – 1.45pm March 8th

£2.80 (Concessions £2.30) Booking essential

Join exhibition curator, Victoria Partridge, for a lunchtime tour of Picasso and the Masters of Print.


Bedford’s Picassos

11.30am – 12.15pm March 21st

£2.80 (Concessions £2.30) Booking essential

Victoria Partridge, curator of Picasso and the Masters of Print, takes a close look at the world-class collection of works by Picasso at The Higgins Bedford.