Your assignment due in Week 6 requires you to examine a contemporary social movement of your choosing and the art associated with it to determine its effect on you and others.
This discussion prompt will give you practice in completing this type of exercise. In Chapter 11 of your text:
- Read “Guernica and Related Works,” page 257.
- View Picasso’s Guernica, above, and in Figure 11.21 on page 257.
Created in 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, Guernica conveyed Picasso’s anti-war sentiment.
Please respond to the following in a post of 150 to 200 words:
- Describe what you see in Guernica and your personal response to it
- Summarize the message you believe Picasso hoped to convey about war.
- Explain your view concerning the role of art in social movements.