Exclusive Picasso Exhibits at the Hotel de Russie in Rome

 

Calling all Picasso fans. Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel in Rome, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s first visit to Rome in a special way. The luxury hotel, where Picasso stayed in February 1917, is unveiling two exhibitions of Picasso’s work from a private collection. The first (on view until November 19) showcases ceramics the artist made in the Provençal village of Vallauris after World War II, while the second (taking place from January 20-February 28, 2016) will highlight a collection of engravings called “La Célestine” which illustrate the 16th century satire by Fernando de Rojas.

In addition, the Hotel de Russie has created an exclusive offer so that guests can see the city through the eyes of Picasso, following in his footsteps to local cultural spots. Last but not least: The hotel’s Picasso Suite has recently been renovated by Olga Polizzi, Director of Design for Rocco Forte Hotels. Like an elegant Roman residence, the suite is inspired by Picasso's style and contains lithographs and Picasso folio books.

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

Suggested Articles

The Bermuda Tourism Authority reports the island sustained minimal damage following the passage of Hurricane Humberto and that all hotels are open.

Barron Hilton, who led Hilton Hotels Corporation for 30 years, has passed away. More here.

A hotel and residences from The Ritz-Carlton are scheduled to open in Montenegro in 2023. Here’s what’s planned.