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Themes in Art

Masks

African Theme III, Charles Alston

African Theme III Charles Alston, 1952 – 1953

Behind the Curtain, Biruta Baumane

Behind the Curtain Biruta Baumane, 1973

Carnaval, Carlos Mérida

Carnaval Carlos Mérida, 1974

Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B, Aegean Civilizations

Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B 1675 – 1550BCE

Fantastic composition (Vision with masks), Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

Fantastic composition (Vision with masks) Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, 1920

Fantasy Creature, Henry Munyaradzi

Fantasy Creature Henry Munyaradzi, 1980

Grave Mask from Grave Circle A, Aegean Civilizations

Grave Mask from Grave Circle A 1600 – 1500BCE

Greenstone Mask, Teotihuacan Culture

Greenstone Mask 200 – 700CE

Human face effigy with deer antlers, Mississippian Culture

Human face effigy with deer antlers 1200 – 1450

J’Accuse, Charles White

J’Accuse Charles White, 1966

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Pablo Picasso

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Pablo Picasso, 1907

Les Fétiches, Loïs Mailou Jones

Les Fétiches Loïs Mailou Jones, 1938

Moon Masque, Loïs Mailou Jones

Moon Masque Loïs Mailou Jones, 1971

Ode to Kinshasa, Loïs Mailou Jones

Ode to Kinshasa Loïs Mailou Jones, 1972

The Despair of Pierrot, James Ensor

The Despair of Pierrot James Ensor, 1892

The Flower Woman, Albert Joseph Pénot

The Flower Woman Albert Joseph Pénot, 1900

The Jungle, Wifredo Lam

The Jungle Wifredo Lam, 1943

The Lovers, René Magritte

The Lovers René Magritte, 1928

The Mask of Agamemnon, Aegean Civilizations

The Mask of Agamemnon 1550 – 1500BCE

They Always Appear, Ibrahim El-Salahi

They Always Appear Ibrahim El-Salahi, 1964

Thinking girl, Henry Munyaradzi

Thinking girl Henry Munyaradzi, 1980

Trude & I, Masked, Short Skirts, Alice Austen

Trude & I, Masked, Short Skirts Alice Austen, 1891

Ubi Girl from Tai Region, Loïs Mailou Jones

Ubi Girl from Tai Region Loïs Mailou Jones, 1972

Untitled, Bust, Antonia Eiriz

Untitled, Bust Antonia Eiriz, 1970

Untitled, Bust, Antonia Eiriz

Untitled, Bust Antonia Eiriz, 1970

Untitled, Bust, Antonia Eiriz

Untitled, Bust Antonia Eiriz, 1970

Untitled, Bust, Antonia Eiriz

Untitled, Bust Antonia Eiriz, 1970

More Themes in Art
Art Theory, Themes in Art

Art Theory

Artists unpack the nature of art

Abstract Figures, Themes in Art

Abstract Figures

Hinting at the human form

Beauty, Themes in Art

Beauty

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