The Art Newspaper -Works by Picasso worth several billion dollars will head to Basel’s Fondation Beyeler on loan next year for the first exhibition in Europe dedicated to the artist’s Blue and Rose Periods, dating from 1901 to 1906. Key works in the 80-strong show (3 February-26 May 2019) include Fillette à la corbeille fleurie (young girl with a flower basket, 1905), which was bought by the Nahmad family of art dealers for $115m with fees in the sale of the Rockefellers’ estate at Christie’s last month, and Arlequin Accoudé (harlequin leaning, 1901), from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. – read more

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