Artwork of the month talk: May 2014
Pablo Picasso's Nude in a rocking chair (1956)
Discover more about one of the Gallery’s most loved modern paintings.
With its intense colours and rough-hewn shapes, Nude in a rocking chair is a perfect example of Pablo Picasso’s 1950s work, created at a time when he’d already become the most famous painter of the 20th century.
Find out from Josephine Touma what makes this artwork – and artist – so successful.
The talk will be Auslan-intepreted for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors and audio-described for blind and vision-impaired visitors.
Artwork of the Month is part of the Third Sundays at the Gallery program, a State Street Learning for Life initiative.
Image: Pablo Picasso Nude in a rocking chair 1956