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From Goya to Picasso: Spanish art at Scotland's National Gallery

Crying woman (1937) by Pablo Picasso. Qué profunda tristeza siento al contemplarlo! !! There's a movement of cubism in this piece this is because of the use geometry on this works in which was build up with the use of shapes to create this view. Also the use of colour made this piece look lively.

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The Top 10 Most Controversial Artworks of All Time

Pablo Picasso's controversial "Guernica" is a political statement. This paintings illustrates an immediate reaction to the Nazi's casual bombing during the Spanish Civil War. This painting is an antiwar symbol, and a reminder of the tragedies. Guernica interpretations vary widely. There are also critics warn against trusting the political message.

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"(Diego) Ordaz' s next exploit was to climb the volcano Popocatépetl and he was able from that height to observe and, later, describe the beautiful site of Mexico/Tenochtitlan on its lake. It was the first mountain ascended in the Americas. The Spaniards, therefore, knew which route to take to the Mexican capital. Understandably, ordaz took a volcano as his coat of arms. He lost a finger in the fighting 'on the bridges' in 1520."--- Hugh Thomas : THE AGE OF GOLD.Book I Luke 12:31

Pablo Picasso, "Still Life with Skull, Leeks and Pitcher," 1945. Courtesy Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. © Succession Picasso/DACS 2010.

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Pablo Picasso 1881 - 1973 TÊTE DE FEMME signed Picasso (lower left) oil on canvas 65 by 54cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Painted on 12th March 1935. Estimate 23,036,800 - 28,796,000USD LOT SOLD. 27,144,549 USD

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