The Picasso Museum is without any doubt one of the art treasures of Barcelona. But, when you visit the museum, do not expect to see one artistic masterpiece after the other. The museum contains mainly works from the early period of Picasso's production. This period contains the key to understand Picasso's later development and so the key to understanding many of the later masterpieces - but few of these classic works are to be found in Barcelona.
Picasso's early development in the years prior to his 1904 move to Paris, is characterized by many experiments. Picasso tries one new artistic style after another in a series of experiments that really never ends. But with the so-called Blue Period comes both form and unity for the first time to the work of Pablo Picasso.
The early experiments and the blue period are in focus in the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, and that makes the museum a fascinating study of Picasso's development from the talent that makes him the 20th century perhaps best-known painter.
Visit The Picasso Museum on a guided tour
Visit the Picasso Museum on a guided tour in Barcelona. Click here to read more about the Gothic Quarter Barcelona Tour, that passes by the museum.