BONUS – Picasso’s Guernica: Revolutionary Art Class Session

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BONUS - Picasso's Guernica: Revolutionary Art Class Session
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What is the lasting legacy of anti-war depictions? Is there revolutionary potential? OK does a presentation for the Constructing the Real class on Revolutionary Art. Picasso’s Guernica connects the brutal massacre from the Spanish Civil War to My Lai in Vietnam and torture in Iraq. Taking the commission from the Spanish republicans also changed the previously apolitical Picasso into a communist (didn’t help with the misogyny tho.) If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Cp6vWni35b4ovk6hhQxSZvf7WK8EUj9UHaXiCud3wpQ/edit?usp=sharing

Links:

https://guernica.museoreinasofia.es/gigapixel/en/?map1=VIS#7/54.101/-132.693

Tank on a Pedestal: https://www.e-flux.com/journal/70/60543/a-tank-on-a-pedestal-museums-in-an-age-of-planetary-civil-war/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09bxkdm

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/guernica-tapestry-based-of-picasso-s-monumental-anti-war-masterpiece-removed-from-united-nations-headquarters

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2003-feb-06-fg-guernica6-story.html

Meyer Schapiro’s Choice: My Lai, Guernica, MOMA and the Art Left, 1969-70: https://booksc.org/book/25873456/dbac17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJLH7JAsBHA&t=332s&ab_channel=GreatArtExplained


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9XZBJw6iq4&t=3s&ab_channel=ExploringHistory

Episode 7 – Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War

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Episode 7 - Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War







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Art is being used to fund and perpetuate war. The stateless wealthy use the art market as a tool to extend and maintain the class divide. Learn all about it in this mostly serious and depressing episode. My cat lightens the mood at one point. I wonder if the next 20 episodes of the show will just be us discussing a different Hito Steyerl essay every week.

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A Tank on a Pedestal: Museums in an Age of Planetary Civil War: https://www.e-flux.com/journal/70/60543/a-tank-on-a-pedestal-museums-in-an-age-of-planetary-civil-war/

The Gray Market: https://news.artnet.com/market/art-agency-partners-gallery-advisory-1318400