Friday, March 14, 2014

Compelling Faces in Art - Egon Schiele, Mother and Child (Madonna).

Mother and Child (Madonna) by Egon Schiele. Here we have an emotional and spiritual vision that vividly communicates a profound psychic experience. The mother conveys an ominous, frightening, anti-maternal aura. And oddly enough, her plump illuminated child looks stalwart if not resigned to be trapped in her foreboding grip.

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