Introversion

TITLE: Introversion

DESCRIPTION:

This artwork was inspired by one of German artist Käthe Kollwitz’s photographs. The intention consisted in choosing a specific detail and interpreting it from a technical and conceptual point of view. I tried to express the depression she suffered from due to the tragic events from the first world war, by painting only her eyes on a monochromatic background, so that the viewer could focus better on this facial detail.Violet colour is the symbol of introvertion, of self-knowledge and of talking to oneself, to one’s deepest feelings.

TEHNIQUE: Acrylic on Canvas

SIZE: 19.7 W x 27.6 H x 0.8 in

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