Picasso's War: The Extraordinary Story Of An Artist, An Atrocity - And A Painting That Shook The World

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On 26 April 1937, the Basque town of Guernica in northern Spain was bombed by Hitler's Luftwaffe on behalf of Francisco Franco as he waged a bloody civil war. Twenty-four hours later, the village lay in ruins, its population decimated. This act of terror - the first large-scale attack against civilians in modern warfare - outraged the world, and one man in particular. Pablo Picasso, an expatriate living in Paris, responded to the devastation in his homeland by beginning work on GUERNICA, a painting many consider the ...

Picasso's War: The Extraordinary Story Of An Artist, An Atrocity - And A Painting That Shook The World 2004, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9780743478632

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