Coffee with a Curator

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February 2 @ 10:30am 11:30am

picasso and the allure of the south

Join us for this installment of our Coffee with a Curator series, where Museum Staff or invited guests speak on a range of Dalí-inspired topics.

To coincide with the opening of Picasso and the Allure of the South, Senior Curator of Education Peter Tush will explore this exhibit, which presents Picasso’s career in relation to the Pyrenees mountains and the Mediterranean sea. Stretching from early Cubism through his final decade’s work, the work from various periods connect with the locations where Picasso chose to live. From Cadaqués to Céret to Cannes, these places animated Picasso’s life and imagination. In each site, Picasso underwent great changes yet returned over and over to his fundamental subjects – poetry, song, bullfighting, male and female relationships.

Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater (registration required), with overflow seating available in the Raymond James Community Room or live on YouTube (link below)

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Peter Tush, Curator of Education

Peter Tush, Senior Curator of Education

Peter Tush is the Curator of Education of The Dalí Museum. Tush has his Undergraduate degree in Art History from New College in Sarasota and his Masters in Art History from the University of South Florida. Part of the Dalí staff for over two decades, he is a key interpreter of the Dalí collection and special exhibitions. He trains the Dalí docents, scripts the audio guides and gallery labels, leads the education team to develop school programming and student exhibits, and works with the curatorial team to develop exhibitions. Over the years, he has presented on a wide range of Dalí-related topics including Surrealism and women, Dalí and Hollywood, and Dalí’s Catalan heritage. In addition, Tush is the co-host of Step Outside on WMNF 88.5fm Tampa.