The abstract cubist painting: "Picasso meets Caravaggio: The Calling of St. Matthew," is a vibrant and enigmatic composition that seamlessly blends elements from both Cubism and deep, rich colors reminiscent of Caravaggio's dramatic use of light and shadow.
The canvas exudes an amalgamation of intense hues, predominantly characterized by shades of orange, yellow, and brown, creating an atmosphere of mystery and intrigue. These colors intermingle dynamically, displaying a captivating interplay that evokes both warmth and depth within the artwork.
The Cubist influence is evident through the fractured and multifaceted portrayal of forms and figures. Shapes intersect and overlap, presenting a captivating fusion of perspectives that challenge traditional spatial conventions. The composition's Cubist essence introduces an intriguing complexity, inviting viewers to explore the painting's layers and dimensions.
Despite the abstract nature of the piece, there's a subtle allusion to Caravaggio's dramatic storytelling style. The play of light and shadow within the deep colors creates an aura of mystery, reminiscent of Caravaggio's ability to infuse his compositions with emotive intensity and narrative depth.
Size 50cm x 50 cm
Painting is sold framed
Note: This painting is owned by a private collector.
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