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Athena

 

Acrylic painting on canvas 60 x 80 cm

 

This painting is rich in color and complexity, resembling styles from the early 20th-century modernist movement.

 

Style.

 

Cubist Influences: The portrait features geometric division of forms, a hallmark of Cubism, where the subject's face and surroundings are broken into angular, disjointed planes. This segmentation enhances the abstract quality of the work.

 

Expressionist Elements: The use of vivid, contrasting colors and the emotional intensity of the gaze are reminiscent of Expressionism, emphasizing emotional experience rather than physical reality.

 

Surrealist Touch: The floating orbs and abstract shapes in the background contribute a surrealistic flavor, suggesting elements of the subconscious or dream-like states.

 

Composition.

 

Central Focus: The woman's face acts as the central anchor of the composition, with her large, penetrating eyes drawing immediate viewer attention.

 

Color Harmony: Despite the vibrancy and variety, there's a harmonious blending of colors which balances the composition. The warm tones (reds, oranges, yellows) and cool tones (greens, blues) are well-distributed, creating a dynamic yet cohesive palette.

 

Spatial Depth and Flow: The layering of shapes and the variation in their sizes help create a sense of depth. The vertical elements, resembling abstract totems or pillars, guide the viewer's eyes upward, adding to the overall flow of the artwork.

 

Symbolic Imagery: The use of circular motifs and vertical lines might symbolize unity, growth, and stability, offering a deeper meaning to the artwork beyond its visual appeal.

 

Overall, the painting is a compelling amalgamation of various modern art movements, creatively expressing complex emotions and ideas through abstract forms and vibrant colors.

 

 

Athena

3 100,00$Prix
  • You will receive an acrylic painting on canvas. No frame. The packing will be made to sustain the travel to your location. Nevertheless, it may happen that sometimes the product may arrive damaged. If so, please make sure to make a video of the parcel before and during unboxing.
    Send the video to malatesta.artist@gmail.com.
    We can discuss on if and how can fix or arrange a refund.
    Refunds will be released only when the original artwork is sent back to and received by Enrico Malatesta.

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