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Visiting an exhibition in person is a much richer experience than visiting online.

The general public saw Cubist artworks for the first time at that annual exhibition in Paris, what are your reactions to these paintings and sculpture nearly a century later? What was your favorite gallery in the exhibition and why? Which works of art impressed you the most and the least?

I listened and looked intently to find the importance of the work throughout the exhibit. That somber exercise was punctuated by finding actual pleasure in a handful of pieces: Juan Gris' Lamp, Picasso's Three Musicians, Kandindinsky's floating objects, Picasso's man holding the lamb, to name a few. For me this was important work, but not necessarily enjoyable.Excellent show.

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Michael J - 4.3.2010 - 2:05 PM
Some obvious masterpieces, though Picasso clearly towers above the rest. Impressive display of the museum's collection. However, there was in fact too much (as if the museum wanted to show its deep holdings) and the show loses its thread after the first couple of rooms focusing on Picasso (with Braques and Gris as relevant counterpoints) and Paris. The idea and scope of the show were fine, but there was simply too much along the way. By the end, it was all a jumble with little coherency. A shame, because the plan was very good. The execution did not live up. It should have been a smaller show (and perhaps added some works from other museums). But I appreciate the effort, and it was overall worthwhile.

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NYC PhillyGuy - 4.3.2010 - 1:53 PM
i felt the collection of works were a great presentation of artists and their influences upon one another as well as the influences the received outside their works. i never knew picasso was influenced by african artworks, this is very fascinating to me, as i see the genesis of the cubism much more clearly upon understanding this fact of picasso's experiences.

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catherine - 4.3.2010 - 1:36 PM
The first three galleries in the exhibition were too crowded, and it was difficult for patrons to get close enough to appreciate the individual works. After the third room the crowd spaced out, and it was much easier to examine each work closely. Beautiful exhibition!

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Anonymous - 4.3.2010 - 1:18 PM
i actually really enjoyed the cubisim. only wish there was more Picasso!!!!

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sweet dee - 4.3.2010 - 12:54 PM
highly interesting

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virginia woolfe - 4.3.2010 - 12:53 PM
BEAUTIFUL

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MIKE WASOVSKI - 4.3.2010 - 12:51 PM
boom.

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erin 703 - 4.3.2010 - 12:49 PM
Picasso is one of my favorite artists. I was thrilled to enjoy this exhibit - the cubist movement is fascinating to me. I find myself very quickly enthralled with the paintings, attempting to discern different viewpoints. Thanks to all who contributed to make this possible!

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Heather - 4.3.2010 - 12:48 PM
picasso rulz

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Scott - 4.3.2010 - 12:48 PM
I liked the Three Musicians the best.

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Carissa - 4.3.2010 - 12:25 PM
An excellent exhibit, marred only by what was probably the most pretentious commentary ever recorded.

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Anonymous - 4.3.2010 - 12:24 PM
Density of artwork in first three rooms leads to congestion leading to inability to fully experience the early works of Picasso's art. Patrons slowly trickle into later period rooms where the experience was much less rushed and much more immersive and relaxed

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Anonymous - 4.3.2010 - 12:14 PM
The exhibition is wonderful. Thank you. A few comments of improvement to the audio tour.Although perhaps it does not require too fine a point, absent less than half a dozen works, all appear to come from the museum's collection. That fact is highlighted - but not until the concluding comments.Following on from that point, the majority of the paintings come from two collections - Galatin and Arensberg. It would be interesting if the tour provided detail regarding these benefactors to understand why they collected and donated these works to the museum.More detail regarding the personal lives of the artists would be beneficial. For instance, Gris died when he was 40, a fact mentioned in one painting note.Soutine lived a similarly tragic life, having to flee Paris to escape the Nazis and died following surgery while on the run,

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Anonymous - 4.3.2010 - 12:11 PM
nice and interesting exhibit however, dismal managing of the crowd, long lines, impossible to see some of the paintings, some personelle rude

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ella - 4.3.2010 - 11:45 AM
Appreciated the flow of the exhibit--the Salon of Cubism was very effective. The round bench being a work of art was a great touch!

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Bob - 4.3.2010 - 11:40 AM
For me this was a successful exhibit because the choice of paintings emphasized the enormous impact of Picasso on modern art and the importance of Paris as a center of inspiration for art. I was pleasantly surprised by the inclusion of some artists I would not have immediately associated with Picasso. When I walked into the red room, I gasped. It was wonderful. The paintings just jumped out. I lked the effect of hanging some large paintings very high, but I could not see them as well as if they had been at eye level. Still, I loved seeing all the works of art, even those I did not particularly like, in this very coherent presentation.

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Joyce - 4.2.2010 - 10:03 PM
My friend and I enjoyed this exhibition immensely. We were particularly interested in the many artists that were so influenced by Picasso. I was aware of Gris and Bracque and their connection, but was amazed to see Soutine and Demuth.

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Susan R. Gold - 4.2.2010 - 9:12 PM
The art that is showed here shows the love and passion that Picasso had for art and also for the world problems that where going on,

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Mike - 4.2.2010 - 8:41 PM
its was beautiful

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andrew vislhdemnebchisurhf - 4.2.2010 - 8:40 PM