Power of Art is a BBC documentary series written and presented by Simon Schama. The series was broadcast in 2006. Each of the eight one hour episodes examines the biography of an artist and his key work through Schama's considerations and some reenactments.
In this episode, Pablo Picasso's life and art is featured, leading up to the creation of Guernica, the painting that becomes the anti-war statement of the 20th Century and beyond. This guide comes with a 35 question guide to help the viewer follow the documentary. An answer key is provided. The video can be found on YouTube. This activity is perfect in AP English classes, World Literature and World History classes, Spanish classes, AP Spanish Language classes, and Art History classes.
Key Words: Pablo Picasso, Spanish Art, Spain, Spanish Civil War, Guernica, World Literature, World History, AP Spanish Language, Art History