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Paris Picasso museum reinvents itself to tackle artist’s troubled legacy

French institution targets young audiences by confronting issues of misogyny and colonialism with Paul Smith’s help

Vintage floral wallpaper, wonky flyposters, green astroturf and brown kraft paper are not the usual backdrop for Pablo Picasso masterpieces.

But Paris’s Picasso museum has radically reinvented its rooms to win back a younger generation that is shying away from the influential Spanish artist over controversy about his alleged cruel treatment of women and his use of African artefacts.

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