Woman with hat (1962) by Pablo Picasso

Woman with hat - Pablo Picasso - 1962

Artwork Information

TitleWoman with hat
ArtistPablo Picasso
Date1962
Mediumlinocut,paper
Dimensions63.5 x 52.5 cm
Art MovementExpressionism

About Woman with hat

The artwork titled “Woman with hat” is a creation of the eminent artist Pablo Picasso hailing from the year 1962. This particular piece is executed through the medium of linocut on paper, a reflection of Picasso’s foray into printmaking. It measures 63.5 by 52.5 centimeters and is categorized under the portrait genre. The artwork is associated with the Expressionism movement, a movement which emphasizes the expression of emotional experience rather than physical reality.

The artwork presents a stylized portrayal of a female subject adorned with a hat. Picasso’s signature approach to form and color is evident, with the facial features of the woman depicted in a fragmented, geometrical style. Bold, contrasting colors segment the face, highlighting the dualistic nature that is often a hallmark of Picasso’s work. The use of sharp lines and flattened planes suggests a departure from a traditional three-dimensional perspective, aiming instead to capture the essence of the subject through a dynamic interplay of shapes and hues. Each element of the portrait, from the eyes to the distinguishing hat, is reimagined through Picasso‚Äôs expressive lens, offering viewers an insight into his innovative artistic vision that continues to captivate audiences around the world.

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