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    Ten Picasso paintings on loan from the USSR joined the Picasso Exhibition at the Tate Art Gallery London Aug 3 - the world's biggest Picasso exhibition on view until September 18.

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    Ten Picasso paintings on loan from the USSR joined the Picasso Exhibition at the Tate Art Gallery London Aug 3 - the world's biggest Picasso exhibition on view until September 18.

    The paintings from the USSR arrived Aug 2 - a month after the Exhibition opened. But they could not be unpacked at the Tate without the authority of the Soviet Minister of Culture. After urgent negotiations the Tate staff finally received permission to hang them for showing from Aug 4.

    The paintings - some of the numerous works of arts by Western masters imported by Russian private collectors and nationalised after the Revolution - were painted between 1900 and 1909. Including some of Picasso's greatest works they help supplement what has hitherto been the weakest part of the Tate Exhibition - his early period of 'Blue,' 'Rose' and 'Negro.'
    Three are from the Pushkin Museum Moscow and the remainder come from the Hermitage in Leningrad. The majority have not been seen outside the USSR. The three: The Old Jew 1903, Acrobat on a Ball 1905, The Rendezvous. The others: Nude with Drapery 1907, Still Life with Skull 1907, Nude in a Forest 1908, Friendship 1908, Carafe and Three Bowls 1908, Farmer's Wife 1908, and Factory at Horta 1909.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8V6N4R1ENN0H9PI117SDZJZ68
    Media URN:
    VLVA8V6N4R1ENN0H9PI117SDZJZ68
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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