Artwork page for ‘Venus and Adonis’, Duncan Grant, c.1919 Venus, the most beautiful goddess and the goddess of love, herself fell in love with the huntsman Adonis. Grant uses the myth incidentally, to make a decorative painting from the idea of a female nude gazing after her departing lover, and to make a contrast between the way the old masters designed such a subject and his own more modern drawing of the figures.
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.
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.