Head of woman

By Pablo Picasso SKU:190164

Pablo Picasso's 'Head of Woman' is a remarkable painting created in 1943 during the peak of World War II. This artwork is distinctive for its bold cubist style, where Picasso disassembles the subject's face into geometric shapes and vibrant colors. It holds significance as a reflection of Picasso's emotional turmoil during the war, depicting the agony and resilience of humanity amidst chaos. The painting's raw intensity and artistic innovation make it an exceptional piece, capturing the essence of Picasso's mastery and the profound impact of the era on his work.

59 cm

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Title: “”Pablo Picasso’s ‘Head of Woman’ – A Masterpiece of Cubist Expression””

Year Painted: 1943

Pablo Picasso, the renowned Spanish artist and one of the pioneers of Cubism, created the iconic painting ‘Head of Woman’ in the year 1943. This masterpiece holds immense significance in the art world, not only for its artistic brilliance but also for its historical context.

‘Head of Woman’ showcases Picasso’s revolutionary Cubist style, which he co-founded with Georges Braque. In this artwork, Picasso disassembles the traditional representation of the subject’s face and reconstructs it using geometric shapes and vivid colors. By breaking away from conventional techniques, Picasso gives the viewer an alternate perspective of the subject, inviting them to interpret the emotions and thoughts behind the fragmented imagery.

The year 1943, during which this painting was created, was a tumultuous period in history, marked by the devastation of World War II. Picasso’s life and art were deeply affected by the war’s atrocities and the suffering he witnessed. ‘Head of Woman’ is an emotional portrayal of his inner turmoil, depicting the anguish and resilience of humanity amid the chaos of war.

The fragmented features in ‘Head of Woman’ are believed to symbolize the shattered lives and fractured world of that era. The woman’s face becomes a metaphor for the collective human experience, reflecting the pain and resilience of people facing unprecedented challenges.

Beyond its historical context, the painting also represents Picasso’s unrelenting experimentation with form and style. As a prolific artist, he continuously pushed the boundaries of traditional art, forever challenging himself and his audience. ‘Head of Woman’ exemplifies this spirit of artistic exploration, solidifying Picasso’s place as an innovator and a visionary in the art world.

Today, ‘Head of Woman’ is housed in the collection of a prestigious museum, serving as a testament to Picasso’s enduring influence on modern art. Its cultural and historical significance has made it a celebrated piece, attracting art enthusiasts, historians, and visitors from around the world.

In conclusion, ‘Head of Woman’ by Pablo Picasso is a masterpiece that encapsulates the essence of Cubist expression while bearing the weight of its historical context. The painting’s significance lies not only in its artistic brilliance but also in its reflection of the human experience during a tumultuous time. It remains a symbol of Picasso’s artistic innovation and his ability to convey complex emotions through fragmented forms, leaving an indelible mark on the art world for generations to come.

Original size:
31 x 46 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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