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Distinguished Lecture Series

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

Olivier Widmaier Picasso is not only an authority on Pablo Picasso, but also his grandson. The legendary artist, Widmaier Picasso was born to Pierre Widmaier, a Navy officer, and Maya Picasso, daughter of Pablo Picasso and Marie-Therese Walter. Olivier touts advanced degrees in business and tax law, he regularly produces television documentaries on contemporary art and opera, and profiles the major players in architecture, design, fashion, music, and photography. His 2013 biography, Picasso, Portrait intime, includes interviews and testimonies from people closest to the artist when he was alive as well as extensive archival materials and family photographs.
Location: College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street (No reserved seating; first come, first served seating)
Photograph by Lyon Heart Studio


Charleston magazine has a limited number of tickets to this event. If you are interested in attending, please email me ( If club member interest exceeds the number of tickets available, we will have a drawing.