Picasso’s ‘Le Tricorne’ To Be Removed From Four Seasons For Wall Renovations

inancially troubled French entertainment conglomerate who owns the tapestry, has asked auction houses for proposals to sell its prized modern art collection. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Financially troubled French entertainment conglomerate who owns the tapestry, has asked auction houses for proposals to sell its prized modern art collection. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

For over half a century, New York City’s Four Seasons restaurant has been a place where Picasso meets the power lunch.

“I’ve seen a tremendous amount of reservations, a tremendous number of people coming to see the Picasso for the final time.”

But the pairing between one of the artist’s biggest paintings and one of New York’s most illustrious eateries is due to end Sunday. The unusual artwork – a painted stage curtain – is to be eased off its wall and moved to a museum.

“It’s spectacular. It’s huge, it’s colorful, it’s meaningful. I mean, it’s an outstanding artist.”

One of the restaurant’s managing partners, Julian Niccolini, told WCBS 880’s Monica Miller business has been strong, with man observers wanting a last look at the water color completed in 1919.

“I’ve seen a tremendous amount of reservations, a tremendous number of people coming to see the Picasso for the final time,” he said…(read more)

AP/CBS New York



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