Cabeza Trofeo

Artist Name : Adrián ArguedasCV

Cabeza Trofeo

70 x 85 cm |27.6 x 33.5 in.

USD 2,300

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Introducing a monochrome xylography print by Adrián Arguedas, depicting a severed head lying on its side. This artwork explores themes of mortality and existentialism through its stark imagery and meticulous execution. Arguedas imbues the print with a sense of raw emotion, inviting viewers to contemplate the fragility of life and the inevitability of death.

Executed with precision and attention to detail, this xylography print captures the viewer’s gaze with its haunting and surreal portrayal of the human form. The monochrome palette enhances the intensity of the subject matter, drawing the viewer into a contemplative dialogue with the artwork.

Arguedas’ exploration of the human condition resonates deeply, offering a thought-provoking experience for those who engage with the piece. Concerned with the balance of contrasts, Arguedas explores dichotomies such as life vs death, tall vs small, and beauty vs ugliness. Additionally, the juxtaposition between the playful and the violent is a central theme, driven by an undercurrent of parody that imparts a critical dimension to his canvases, and reveals a marked European influence from artists such as Pieter Brueghel, Hieronymus Bosch and Edward Hopper.

With its striking composition and profound symbolism, this artwork by Adrián Arguedas invites viewers to reflect on the transient nature of life and the enduring power of art to provoke introspection and insight.

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Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 2,000 – 5,000


Black, Grey, white