911 Art

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We never did get a Guernica equivalent for the September 11 attacks. Maybe because we don’t have a Picasso, perhaps because painting just doesn’t matter as much, or possibly because the images themselves are powerful enough. Cartoonists and sculptors did some really good 9/11 art, but painters, not so much. Continue Reading

Where is the Guernica for Sept. 11?

Interesting question posed by USA Today: Where is the Guernica painting for the September 11 attacks on the World Trade towers in New York City? I would go further and ask why did 911 happen in the first place? It’s easy to look at the climax and say he or she did this or that, but there were a thousand thrusts that led to that climax.Continue Reading