You’ll find the sun, sea and pristine in beaches you’d expect it Saint-Tropez this summer, as well a something you wouldn’t in the form of an intimate look into the world of Pablo Picasso. Born in Spain in 1881, Picasso is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century.
He had a hand in creating many different styles, including Cubism, collages and constructed sculpture. His most famous pieces of work include the Three Musicians, Girl Before A Mirror, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon and Dora Maar au Chat. While he was born in Spain, Picasso spent most of his life adult life in France, which is why it is so fitting that there is an exhibition celebrating his life in Saint Tropez at the moment. From July 3rd to August 28th you will be able to see the ‘Pablo Picasso: Legende de L’art’ exhibition at the Jean Despas Hall, which is set in the middle of the town centre, facing the famous Place des Lices. The exhibition has been put together by photographers Edward Quinn, Jean-Jacques Lartigue and André Villers, as they wanted to do something special to celebrate the life and art of this amazing man.
As you walk among the collection, you will discover so much about Picasso and his relationship with his work. As well as the intimate photographs on display, you will also be able to see a unique collection of original ceramics by the artist himself. Once you have fully explored the exhibition, you can see what else Saint-Tropez has to offer. The mesmerizing and quaint beauty of this French town will captivate you from the moment you arrive. Take a stroll down cobbled streets in the old port, enjoy delicious coffee and pastries in the lively cafes, or lie back on the beach and let the stress of daily life disappear. If you’re planning on staying in Saint Tropez, you should look at the sophisticated and stylish Kube Hotel, which combines luxury with a personalised experience for guests. Located in the heart of the town, the hotel will add to the special memories you will make on your trip.