Watch This Art Critic Explain Picasso's Guernica Painting to Commuters in the New York City Subway

Pablo Picasso's Guernica is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Because Picasso never elaborated on his specific choices for the details within the painting, it is one of the most analyzed and discussed paintings as well. In this short video from New York Magainze, watch as an art critic helps passersby in the New York City subway explore the painting.

So our art critic, Jerry Saltz, took a replica of Guernica underground, in the hopes of learning what New Yorkers make of it and helping them understand the work.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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