Museum of Pablo Picasso – level 1

31-10-2014 15:00

Pablo Picasso was an artist. He was born in 1881 in Spain. But he lived in France. He died in 1973.

There is a museum in Paris. It has around 5000 of Picasso’s paintings and sculptures. This museum is in a large house. The house is from the 17th century.

People renovate the museum. The renovation costs 52 million euros. One million people visit this museum every year.

Difficult words: was (past of “be”), sculpture (something which is made of stone or wood), renovate (to fix something and make it better).

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