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Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales

By • May 12th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

The Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales, within the auspices of Spain´s Ministry of Culture, organizes cultural exhibitions and events to commemorate a vast spectrum of Spanish cultural topics, including those related to the II Republic, the Spanish Civil War, 1939 exile, and the postwar period. For more information on the SECC and its exhibitions, or […]

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“Las Presas de Franco”

By • May 12th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

The “Presas de Franco” exhibition was held at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque in Madrid from March 4 to May 9, 2009. For more information click here.

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Guernica In the News – BBC News Magazine

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

The BBC News Magazine recently released an in depth article on the meaning of Picasso’s Guernica . The article, published in the light of the recent unveiling of the Guernica tapestry at London’s Whitechapel Gallery, highlights the painting’s specific figures and Gijs van Hensbergen, a Picasso expert, provides explanations. Click here to read the article. 



Guernica In the News – Democracy Now

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

72 years ago today, the small basque town of Guernica was tragically bombed. Democracy Now, a radio program recently released this interview with a survivor of the bombing and an art museum director. According to Democracy Now, Boise, Idaho, where the speakers reside, has the highest concentration of Basque people in the United States. In […]



Guernica – A General Introduction

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

 72 years ago today, on April 26, 1937, the Nazi Condor Legion bombed the small basque town of Guernica. Days later, Picasso, who was commissioned to create a piece to represent Spain for the 1937 Paris World’s Fair, began the creation of what would become an icon for the Spanish Civil War.While in Madrid, my main […]



Bibiano

By • Apr 17th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

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Guernica Bibliography

By • Apr 12th, 2009 • Category: Bibliography, Honors Thesis, Research

Basciano, Oliver. “Iwona Blazwick on the New Whitechapel.” ARTINFO.com. 06 Apr 2009. Louise Blouin Media. 12 Apr 2009 <http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/31021/iwona-blazwick-on-the-new-whitechapel/>.
Kahn, Eve M. “Woven ‘Guernica’ Departs U.N. for London.” [Weblog Arts Beat] 11 Mar 2009. The New York Times. Web.12 Apr 2009. <http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/guernica/?scp=3&sq=whitechapel%20guernica&st=cse>. 
“Nuevos compañeros de sala y una luz nueva alumbran al Guernica en el Museo Reina Sofía.” EcoDiario.es. […]



Casey Lesser

By • Apr 12th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Casey Lesser is a member of the Class of 2011 at William and Mary, from Brooklyn, New York. She is a Hispanic Studies major and an Art and Art History minor. Over the summer of 2008 Casey conducted research and studied abroad in Cádiz, Spain, and she hopes to continue her research this fall as […]



“Presas de Franco” Bibliography

By • Apr 6th, 2009 • Category: Bibliography, Honors Thesis, Research

Gálvez Biesca, Sergio, and Fernando Hernández Holgado.Presas de Franco (Catálogo de Exposición). Málaga: Centro de Ediciones de la Diputación de Málaga; Fundación de Investigaciones Marxistas, 2007.



Guernica In London

By • Apr 6th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

In 1939, while Picasso’s Guernica was touring the world, in order to aide in the anti-fascist effort, it made a stop at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. The admission to the exhibition was a pair of boots to send to the suffering Spanish Republicans. The exhibition was wildly successful and played a major role in […]