And Picasso Painted Guernica by Alain Serres
  

Synopsis

And Picasso Painted Guernica by Alain Serres

Picasso's artistic genius was clear from childhood. This outstanding book begins with the doves young Pablo painted with his father when he was only seven, then shows us his later passions for harlequins and street people, bulls and minotaurs, new ways of seeing and new ways of rendering life. All of these contributed to the massive work Guernica, of 1937, painted as a protest against the bombing of defenceless civilians and against the brutality of war everywhere. It is a biography of both an epoch-making artist and a unique painting that resonated with the outrage of people around the world.

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beautiful and interesting School Librarian

About the Author

Alain Serres is a French author and publisher.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 10

Author

Alain Serres
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st February 2010

ISBN

9781741759945


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