Learn how MoMA conservators retraced Picasso’s steps by creating wax models of his Glass of Absinthe sculptures. All six sculptures in the series are currently being shown together for the first time since they were cast and painted in the exhibition Picasso Sculpture.
[Left: Pablo Picasso. Glass of Absinthe. Paris, spring 1914. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; right: The assembled wax mock-up. All photos by Lynda Zycherman]