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    Compare and Contrast Guernica and The Third of May Guernica is a very elaborate oil creation with a lot of meaning behind it. It was one of the most famous paintings in the twentieth century. This painting was created during the Spanish Civil War. 1 When an outbreak of conservative, traditional, and fascist forces led by General Francisco Franco were trying to topple the liberal government of the fledging Spanish Republic. Close Panel Suspected Entry: 75% match Uploaded - Critical Thinking.docx When an outbreak of conservative, traditional, and fascist forces led by General Francisco Franco were trying to topple the liberal government of the fledging Spanish Republic Source - http://quizlet.com/26268607/living-with-art-test-1-flash-cards/ Depicts…

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    Many artworks such as fine art, visual art, decorative art and applied art can signify power, politics and glory. Many artists around the world have employed extensive time and dedication to their artwork to depict a social event that they are forward for or against off. Pablo Picasso’s, Guernica is considered one of the greatest anti war statements in the 20th century. According to the Khan Academy, Guernica was a small village in northern Spain that was unexpectedly bombed by Hitler’s…

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    Pablo Picasso's, the Guernica is a large mural sized painting on canvas. It is a dramatic painting depicting the tragedy and suffering that war has on innocent lives. The artwork embodies the stylistic fundamentals of both cubism and surrealism. The Guernica is complicated to decipher, as the images overlap and body parts of other figures are scattered within the images. (Cubism) A fundamental principle of cubism, created by Pablo Picasso, is the use of two dimensional imaging broken…

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    May and Guernica The two, prominent paintings “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso and “Executions of the Third of May” by Francisco de Goya both record and commemorate events that have taken place. These paintings are antiwar symbols that are still looked upon today in grief. Even though both paintings are from two very different time periods they both show an outcry of the nation of Spain in pain and dismay. In 1808, under Napoleon's orders, France invaded Spain in order to gain full control of the…

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    that mural on May 1st, 1937 so that he could be working on the painting Guernica. He did this because of the bombing that happen in his country. Throughout the painting created a atmosphere of the unknown to say they could be alive or dead hopeing for certainty. There was a lot of detail information about the painting. Guernica showed pain, death, fear, loneliness and darkness. Picasso uses black, white, and grey paint to set a somber mood and express…

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    1937, the Spanish government commissioned Pablo Picasso to paint an oil on canvas mural for the 1937 World Fair in Paris, France. Guernica is a large piece, sitting at twenty-six feet wide and eleven feet tall, and was placed at the entrance of their pavilion. Picasso found inspiration from reading about the bombing of Guernica, Spain by the German air force, and although not a complete portrayal of the event, Picasso conveys the suffering and agony of the people and the tragedy of the war.…

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    Pablo Picasso's Guernica

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    a rain of incendiary bombs that flooded the city with ash. One thousand six hundred and forty-five people deceased from this event while thousands were left wounded. Guernica was bombed to the ground, which left a great victory for the German. Germany communicated a message of power to the rest of Spain from the attack to Guernica. The streets of Guernica became long massive piles of debris as the night moved on concluding the attack. Picasso develops his paintings to project the truth.…

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    Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, stage designer, poet, and playwright throughout the twentieth-century. During his career he geared more towards different types of Cubism, along with Surrealism. One of his most monumental paintings named “Guernica” combines both Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms. It is said that this painting serves a political message towards Picasso’s powerful protest against the brutality of war. Dating to 1937, Pablo…

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    Guernica, a village in Spain, was bombed with sixty-six tons of bombs that killed between two hundred fifty and three hundred civilians; the bombing of the rural village had no military value (Manzanares). German fighters swarmed the village, gunning down citizens trying to escape from the burning city (“Bombing of Guernica”). Pablo Picasso, inspired by this tragedy, painted a large, eleven-foot-tall mural entitled Guernica. In the painting, Picasso represented the horror of being trapped and…

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    facilitate and distribute thoughts and ideas on current events, especially on war. The 1937 painting, “Guernica”, was a large mural painted by Picasso, a well-known artist during this time. The painting’s depiction of bodies and animals screaming and writhing in agony is thought to be a visual message responding to the destruction and bombing of a village located in Guernica, Spain, which happened around the time the painting was released. Furthermore, the widespread attention that Picasso…

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