An allegorical portrait of Leo Naphta, the antagonist in the novel “The Magic Mountain” by Thomas Mann. The artwork reflects Naphta’s irrational and painful mindset, and contempt for all forms of compromise.
|Technique:||Graphite, White Pastel on Grey Paper|
|Contents:||People, Person, Man, Adult, Male, Face, Head, Shoe, Footwear, Clothing|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Framed Size:||23in x 20in|
|Unframed Size:||13in x 10in|
Toronto-based Dina Belaia uses dry media (graphite, pastel), occasionally opting for mixed media. She follows the school of Analytical Art whereby one draws the essence of things rather than the surface, leading the viewer to reflect on matters of inner life and the human condition.
"Look inside. Be interested not in the face of the clock, but in the inner mechanism to understand progression of time."