Created as an anti-war protest piece in response to the 1937 aerial bombing of a small town in northern Spain, Guernica quickly became one of Pablo Picasso’s most-recognized Cubist paintings—and for very good reason. It was a shocking painting, both for its modern, Cubist style and for its haunting subject matter.
Beside this, what style is Guernica painted in?
Also Know, what does the painting Guernica mean? Probably Picasso’s most famous work, Guernica is certainly the his most powerful political statement, painted as an immediate reaction to the Nazi’s devastating casual bombing practice on the Basque town of Guernica during Spanish Civil War. This tour helped bring the Spanish Civil War to the world’s attention.
Also to know, how does the cubist style relate to Guernica?
Cubism is a style of art that displays many geometric shapes incorporated into abstract designs. One of Picasso’s most famous cubist works is Guernica. Picasso was able to manifest his feelings so prominently because they were in line with those of the authorities, the Republican government of Spain.
How does Guernica make you feel?
When I look at ”Guernica”, I feel very pesimist. It represents the bombings suffered during the Spanish civil war, so this painting of Picasso shows a big feeling of humanity and compassion. Wars are something horrible that destroy peoples lifes.