The gesticulating palm tree may well allude to Matisse, whose recent death reminded Picasso of the inescapability of mortality. Art Gallery Handbook, I admire this interpretation because you point out all the different aspects such as the various forms, shapes and features within the painting. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Thank you so much! The depthful analysis of his painting really gave me a different perspective of the piece. Gabs xx Like Like.
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Naked woman in rocking chair
Instead, Picasso enacts a form of black magic, an exorcising ritual of bodily destruction and psychic derangement that plays fast and loose with reality - all within the conventions of the seated portrait. Thank you Marija, I really appreciate your critic. Anger belies the innocuousness of the subject matter. Through doing this Picasso breaks the conventions of what was accepted at the time as he positions the faceless figured female upon a chair made of rams horns which symbolise a sexual facade. Like Liked by 1 person. Hey Annaliese, I admire this interpretation because you point out all the different aspects such as the various forms, shapes and features within the painting. The salient figures position expresses emotional tension as well as aggression and sexual presences.