Separation and Individuation in Picasso's Guernica1
Attia, Ora, International Journal of Psychoanalysis
A systematic, psychoanalytically oriented analysis of Picasso's preparatory studies for his master-painting Guernica as well as of his many alterations in the course of his work on the painting itself revealed a prominent concern with issues of attachment and of separation, differentiation and maturation, in association with loss, death and destruction. Background information on the circumstances of Picasso's work on the painting, his personality and his biography, as well as information gleaned from other of his works from various periods of his life were also taken into account. Integration of the direct findings from the analysis of Guernica's evolution and from this comprehensive …
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Publication information: Article title: Separation and Individuation in Picasso's Guernica1. Contributors: Attia, Ora - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Psychoanalysis. Volume: 92. Issue: 6 Publication date: December 2011. Page number: 1561+. © International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP) Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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