|Tehran museum mulling over loan of Picasso masterpiece to Spanish show||
TEHRAN -- The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) is currently considering the possibility of loaning a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso for exhibit at an art show in Spain.
The Spanish ambassador to Tehran has asked the TMCA to loan the artwork to the show during his recent visit to the museum, TMCA Director Ehsan Aqaii told the Persian service of IRNA on Sunday.
No further details were mentioned about the artwork or the Spanish art show.
The TMCA comprises works by Picasso, Andy Warhol, Edvard Munch, Paul Cézanne, Edouard Monet, Jackson Pollock, Vincent van Gogh and many other world-renowned artists.
Pollock’s “Mural on Indian Red Ground” was loaned to the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo for display at a retrospective of the American artist in 2012.
In October 2010, the TMCA loaned Picasso’s “The Painter and His Model” to the Kunsthaus Zurich show.
In addition, The TMCA loaned Dutch artist Kees van Dongen’s “Trinidad Fernandez” to Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam in 2010.
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