Guernica Essay Topics

Analysis of piccasso’s “guernica”

The piece is made up of light and dark objects. The objects in stark white are the ones that are immediately observed. The first thing that was noticed in this piece was the head of the bull-like animal. From there the eye of the viewer seems to be directed towards the woman and her child,… View Article

Guernica and the Torture of Politics

When Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) painted Guernica (1) in 1937, the painting was not only a pictorial documentation on the horrors that took place on a small Basque town in northern Spain on April 26th, 1937, but a testament to the tragedy of all war that humankind wages upon itself. Picasso says he created the painting… View Article