Guernica – June 4, 1937. Reina Sophia National Art Museum Dimensions of the Painting : 7.82 x 3.51 meters. Oil Paint on canvas.
Pablo at this young age showed a keen interest in drawing and painting.
One of Pablo ‘s first painting, done when he was 13.
Adolescent’s head, 1896 From an early age, Pablo draws and paint, He astonishes everyone He is a painter and teacher at the school of Fine Arts. Pablo’s father said that drawing should be an exact representation Of the reality. Science and Charity, 1897
Portrait of the Artist’s Mother, 1896 Portrait of the Artist’s Father, 1896
He loves to paint acrobats who spin or juggle the stars.
He loves painting and traveling,. He enjoyed walking the streets, watching Parisian women in their new dresses, going to museum. He loves painting acrobats.
Picasso paints all the time. He loves Spain. He paints everything. He likes to paint women, and people. He loves his son and his daughter, Maya, who is only nine months old when, in the summer of 1936, his own country of Spain is suddenly at war.
In 1937 something happened that made Picasso paint his most powerful and serious painting. During the civil war in Spain, the small town of Guernica was destroyed by bombs. Picasso became very angry and he made a paint that would show the world how foolish war was. He named the painting after the town that was destroyed
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