‘Guernica’ in Gaza

The town of Guernica in northern Spain was heavily bombed during the Spanish Civil War in 1937. The bombing had a great impact on people all over the world, including the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. He characterized the impact by painting his famous work, “Guernica” –it conveyed a profound message describing the ugliness of the unforgettable inhuman act.

Guernica: It is one of Picasso’s best-known works, regarded by many art critics as the most moving and powerful anti-war painting in history.

In this video, the townspeople of Guernica wanted to show solidarity with the people in Gaza. They expressed their collective feelings by forming a human Palestinian flag in the center of their town which was bombed 80+ years ago.