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  • Guernica
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    GUERNICA Considered to be one of the most influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso, transformed the way artists see the world through his exploration of forms in Cubism. One of Picasso's most prolific works, "Guernica", intensely combines rich visual imagery as well as powerful symbolism to successfully convey the plight of war in a universal manner and could also be considered as one of the most important paintings in the 20th century. "Guernica", produced specifically as an outcry...
  • Picasso's Guernica
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    Guernica In 1937, Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, oil on canvas. The Republican Spanish government commissioned the mural for the 1937 World Fair in Paris. Guernica is a large mural, twenty-six feet wide and eleven feet tall, and was placed at the entrance to Spain's pavilion. Picasso did not do any work after receiving the commission until reading of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica, in Spain. It was that attack, perpetrated by the German Luftwaffe, that inspired him. Guernica, how...
  • Picasso's And Goya's Paintings
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    ... of suffering may have been used to symbolize the helpless suffering that was endured by the people of Guernica. Another important figure that dominates the painting is the mother holding the dead child which "may have been inspired by a photograph". (Chipp 92) Guernica is unique because Picasso painted images through his eyes and with brush strokes, his paintings were logical in his mind and not influenced by outside sources. In dealing with this image in one of his sketches he again strikes...
  • Picasso's Guernica
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    Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain on October 25, 1881. He was the son of Maria Picasso Lopez and Jose Ruiz B lasco, an artist and teacher at San T elmo school of arts and industrial design. By the age of fifteen, Pablo was already technically skilled in drawing and painting, under the teachings of his father. Picasso's highly original style incessantly evolved throughout his long career, escalating the meaning of what art could be. It was market day in Guernica, when the church bells ...
  • Picasso's Reason For Painting Guernica
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    OAC EXAM VISUAL ARTS PART 1 Metamorphosis of Narcissus – Salvador Dali The painting Metamorphosis of Narcissus was created in 1937 by oil on canvas by Salvador Dali. This painting uses a lot of images to say what it means, for example, a person, a hand, water, a starving dog, a chess board, a canyon or cliff, and people. This is not to fill the paper or distract the viewer from the suggested meaning or point, but to support the idea that hope and despair are reflections of one another; on ...

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