TITLE

Response: Artists in Times of War

AUTHOR(S)
Leighten, Patricia
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2009, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the politics of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso as well as the play "Picasso's Closet," written by Ariel Dorfman. The author states that the play does not show Picasso joining the French Communist Party (FCP) and that this action was the clearest political statement Picasso ever made. The author takes a look the connection between Picasso's politics and aesthetics. The article examines Picasso's early anarchist antimilitarism and how his paintings were shaped by the wars he lived through including the Spanish Civil War.
ACCESSION #
37332038

 

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