Surviving Picasso at MTG

The story of Françoise Gilot and Picasso

Date: Apr 24 – Apr 24Space: MTG Century Theatre

World-renowned painter Pablo Picasso (Anthony Hopkins) is notorious for his infidelity, but his French lover, Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), manages to weather her stormy relationship with him better than many other women. While serving as Picasso’s muse and the mother of two of his children, Gilot—an artist in her own right—has to contend with his relationships with other women, including his wife, dancer Olga Khokhlova (Jane Lapotaire), and photographer Dora Maar (Julianne Moore). M 2h 5m.

Sunday April 24 3pm at the MTG Century Theatre 9 Herschell Street, Napier click here to buy tickets.

This movie is screening in conjunction with a Creative Arts Napier exhibition, ‘The Pioneer: Francoise Gilot’ featuring a series of limited edition fine art lithograph prints and books by the artist from 22 April – 14 May 2022. The MTG Movie Club is proud to be screening ‘Surviving Picasso’, a film based on her 10 years with Pablo Picasso – as both his muse and mother of his two children.

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