Detail from The Village Dance (1922), one of 103 works in the exhibition, Picasso – Birth of a Genius, which opens at UCCA in Beijing in June. It is the most significant show yet of the Spanish artist’s work in China. Photo: Musée National Picasso-Paris

Major Picasso show in China charts his development as an artist – and how he came into his own

  • Exhibition at UCCA in Beijing of 103 works from the National Picasso Museum in Paris will show Chinese people what makes the artist great, its director says
  • Different sections illustrate his upbringing, the development of his style, experiments, how he gave birth to cubism, and more
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Detail from The Village Dance (1922), one of 103 works in the exhibition, Picasso – Birth of a Genius, which opens at UCCA in Beijing in June. It is the most significant show yet of the Spanish artist’s work in China. Photo: Musée National Picasso-Paris
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Ma Desheng at his new solo exhibition in Hong Kong’s Central district. The artist has been in self-imposed exile from China since 1983. Photo: May Tse

Chinese rebel artist Ma Desheng on Tiananmen, artistic freedom and painting stones

  • Ma Desheng is a co-founder of the Stars Group, self-taught rebels exploring alternatives to Socialist art
  • He gave a performance at his solo exhibition in Hong Kong as a tribute to the Tiananmen Mothers
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Ma Desheng at his new solo exhibition in Hong Kong’s Central district. The artist has been in self-imposed exile from China since 1983. Photo: May Tse
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