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    Guernica Pablo Picasso

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    Andrew Ingram Professor Leizer HUM 2250 August 3, 2016 Guernica + 798 Pablo Picassos’ artwork can be found all over the world. A majority of the population no nothing about art, but if Picasso was mentioned many would have heard of him before. One of his most influential works ever was, “Guernica.” The size of this painting was overwhelming and drew audiences in from first glance. Guernica uses shifting perspectives and multiple viewpoints, which are all traits of Picasso’s earlier Cubist style. The mural was painted in a palette of gray, black, and white. This may suggest that this is how he viewed the newspaper reports as in black and white. The black and white contrasts in the mural make for dramatic and extreme movement. Picasso used “Harlequins,” to overcome the forces of death in Guernica. A Harlequin is an underworld character, dealing with death and magic. In one of the Harlequins, the outline of a face can be seen in the lines and background tones of the…

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    Pablo Picasso Influence

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    The artist Pablo Picasso has greatly impacted the development of modern and contemporary art. His work includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings and much more. Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, In Málaga, on the southern Spanish coast. Picasso’s father, José Ruiz Blasco, supported the family by teaching drawing at the local art school. At the age of seven, Picasso received formal artistic training from his father in figure drawing and oil painting. His father was a traditional,…

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    Pablo Picasso Timeline

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    Chronological/Timeline: Pablo Picasso (Dakota) You probably know about me I'm the famous artist Pablo Picasso however My birth name was actually Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. I was never very good at math, science or most things but I loved art. My first word was lapiz which in English translates to pencil. I ideally loved art from the time I said my first word. I was born on October 25, 1881, in the…

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    Since the beginning of history, art has been used as a way to express the feelings a nation faces during one of society’s biggest tragedies: war. When the city of Guernica in Spain was mercilessly bombed by the Luftwaffe, Pablo Picasso began working on his painting titled Guernica to show the Spaniard’s disdain for the war. Similarly, Bernie Boston captured his photograph titled Flower Power during a protest for the Vietnam War. These two works of art share many differences, both obvious and…

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    Pablo Picasso was born in 1881 in Spain. In 1900, he moved to France, where he began his career as a painter. He was a painter, printmaker, and sculptor. Picasso is well known for his introduction and development of Cubism along with Georges Braque. He is also well known for his modern approach to painting. ("Pablo Picasso and His Paintings.") Picasso also invented the style of collage and contributed to the art movements of Symbolism and Surrealism. Picasso first emerged as a Symbolist, which…

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    Exploration Essay: Cubism Cubism was developed in the early twentieth century by Pablo Picasso (Stokstad and Cothren 516). Cubism can be described as small cubes and geometrical shapes that eventually form an image. According to Apollinaire, Podoksik, and Eimert, “it was the task of the viewer…to put this puzzle of various spatial views together into a whole” (29). This is evident in Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque’s artwork. Although Picasso and Braque worked together creating their own…

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    The famous very dark painting that shows pain and chaos on innocent civilians. Picasso was working on a mural for the Paris Exhibition that was to be held in the summer of 1937.This lead to the Spanish Civil war lasted from 1936-1939 which was seen as an anti-war. Picasso discontinued his idea of 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…

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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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    Pablo Picasso, one of the most well-know painters of the interwar period, immersed himself into the art world through his formal art training, religious beliefs, and foreign travels. Pablo Picasso, born in Málaga, Spain on October 25, 1881, experienced World War 1 and the interwar period at the prime of his art years. At 37 years old when the interwar period started, he and by then had developed many styles of his own. Following traditional beliefs of the 1880’s Picasso was baptized into the…

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    Guernica is painted by Pablo Picasso in his signature ‘cubist’ style in 1937. It Depicts the Basque town of Guernica while the bombs were being dropped on it, and the pain and suffering that it caused. It is painted in monochromatic greys to produce a reportage quality as if in a newspaper or a photo. It may have also been done to create dramatic intensity, a visual energy of jagged movement. This work shows the tragedies of war and the suffering it inflicts upon individuals, in particular…

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