Yet Dillenberger studies in detail those pictures he created using religious material, stressing the religious world that he would have experienced as a boy, some very early works with religious themes (a striking First Communion among them), the profound experiences of losing a sister and, later, a close friend which found quasi-religious expression in his work, a number of crucifixions (mainly drawings, but including the remarkable 1930 Crucifixion), the Man with a Lamb bronze of 1944 (clearly a 'good shepherd'), his paintings for the chapel at Vallauris, the pervasive presence of religious themes in Guernica
, and finally, fascinatingly, a chapter on Picasso's use of pagan religious elements in bull-fighting that in a number of 1959 drawings are assimilated to crucifixion imagery.
3), on loan from the Tate, along with a display case of souvenirs from the successful tour of English galleries which Guernica
went on in 1938.
For Clark, Guernica
sums up the tension between the private space of the bourgeoisie and the public space of the new mass society.
In 1937, while Palestine was under a British mandate and Israel was not yet a new nation, Adolf Hitler's Condor Legion, using the Spanish Civil War as a testing ground, experimented with its new weaponry and blitzkrieg techniques on the residents of the historic Basque town of Guernica
was hit by German and Italian bombers on April 26, 1937.
Culture: The 'Golden Triangle or Art' comprising of the Prado Museum, containing works by Velazquez and Goya, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia Museum, home to Picasso's Guernica
The book launched by the Palestinian Monitor was named 'Palestine's Guernica
' after the massacre committed by the Fascists led by Franco in 1937, in the town of Guernica
in the Basque, which killed hundreds of civilians by aerial bombardment, in a manner similar to what happened in the Gaza Strip, where the objective was not only to kill the massacre of civilians, but also to kill the human spirit and the spirit of resistance in the Palestinian people.
Michael Archer for Guernica Guernica
: You've said that this film, in a sense, has been with you since you were fourteen years old.
Those clued in to Picasso would know his masterpiece titled Guernica
, an oil on canvas painted by him to portray German bombing of the town named Guernica
in the Basque country during the Spanish Civil War in 1937.
Bombed Mary' to visit Guernica
, Vatican with Nagasaki priests
99) 10 Guernica
by Dave Boling (Macmillan, pounds 7.
Nobody should compare the atrocity of Guernica
to Gori or the Russian offensive to the German dive bombers, but the silence of the West is just as deafening.