High school
Essay
Miscellaneous
Pages 1 (251 words)
Download 0
The Guernica is one of Pablo Picasso's boldest works. The Guernica's colors are mainly navy blue, gray, white, and black - colors that depicts gloom, depression, and lifelessness. The colors used are very much suited for the painting's theme, which is war and suffering…

Introduction

It projects a heavy emotion through its dismal, grim nature. The Guernica also shows the morphing of humans and animals - a clear opinion from the artist of how war creates a situation where humans and animals seem to be alike. The Guernica depicts a mood that is most likely to be associated with a house of horrors, full of distorted, morphed characters carrying a heavy, dark mood full of gloom and grim. Picasso's opinion of wars is clearly expressed through the Guernica.
The complexity of its content makes it a unique work of art. Thus, I have always believed that a work of art is a reflection of how the artist sees the world. It is the artist's expression of the circumstances that occur around him. It is the artist's creation of something that holds underlying symbolisms and mysteries within it, that each person has their own view and opinions towards it. In my point of view, it is the Guernica that best represents a work of art. Its uniqueness is brought about by the unconventional style of depicting characters, and its symbolism cannot be interpreted in a single angle. It gives room for everyone to have their own interpretations and ideas formed - a true mark of a work of art. For me, that is what is considered to be a work of art; and the Guernica is absolutely one of its kind.
...
Download paper
Not exactly what you need?

Related papers

Pentagon Museum of Art
Place and time are both texts. So my personal Pentagon Museum of Art is both a place and a long sequence in time.…
The Guernica
It projects a heavy emotion through its dismal, grim nature. The Guernica also shows the morphing of humans and animals - a clear opinion from the artist of how war creates a situation where humans and animals seem to be alike. The Guernica depicts a mood that is most likely to be associated with a house of horrors, full of distorted, morphed characters carrying a heavy, dark mood full of gloom…
The Presentation of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie
We react to her in a variety of ways. She is comic in her pretensions and her ignorant snobbery. We share Tom's frustrated impatience with her, and yet we see, rarely but significantly, moments of real understanding of the family's plight. It could even be said that there is even something heroic in her unending struggle against the conditions of her family's life.…
learning styles journal
Before that I pretty much procrastinated with the writing. I started out with a kind of a chronological thing, I mean where I described myself and things that make me unique. Then I went on to describe the actual work and then pull the elements out that contributed to my response.…
Confrontation
Be it the pure arts or humanities, criticism has always been there to point put any deviations from and contradictions to the ideologies and moralities, and the sets of rules, established by the actions of the people. This effort can be traced back to Aristotle, when he, in his Poetics, put forward the theory of literature that offered positive criticism to the literary works. Or the ideology of…
20th Century Art and Culture
Classicism, rationalism and humanism - the concept that can be regarded as a derivative of the first two - not only defined the path of Western culture, but also ensured this culture's extreme openness and perceptivity towards other cultures and non-Western schools and systems.This heritage of rationalist philosophy and humanist ethics ensured that in a complex historical situation the 20th…
In what ways did 20th century conflicts, however broadly defined, change the nature of Western introspection Essay
The hope in war as a solution banished when they see the damages and pains that it caused. This was reflected in many art forms where the expression of hopelessness and internal and external chaos was evident. It has then aroused the consciousness of many to fight for freedom and liberation, thus the world witnessed the revolution of the Blacks and the movement for gender equality. The revelation…