Assignment 2: My Work – My Vision
Interviewer: Senor Picasso and Sir Van Gogh, which work do you consider your most significant accomplishment and why do you think so?
Picasso: I have so many works that are significant, however one that I believe is a true work of art is Guernica. This work shows the innovation the art world refers to as Cubism. I was the founder of that movement and perfected the style. No other artist has had that type of influence in the world of art.
Picasso: On top of this, this piece was at the height of war times, inspired by the brutal 1937 bombing of the Basque city of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
Van Gogh: If I may be so bold, I believe my own art has had much more of an impact in the art world than yours, Senor Picasso.
Van Gogh: I was the creator and mastermind behind the most famous painting of my time, Starry Night. It was painted from my memory and showcases my skill with the brush.
Van Gogh: People even continue to say that my work is of the best of western art.
Interviewer: Well, how have the pair of you developed your careers in your own times?
Picasso: I challenged conventional, realistic forms of art through the establishment of Cubism. I had wanted to develop a new way of seeing that reflected the modern age, and Cubism is how I...