Franz Kafka, Existential Author: Print
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer based in Prague, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work fuses elements of realism and the fantastic. It typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers. It has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. His best known works include the short story "The Metamorphosis" and novels The Trial and The Castle. The term Kafkaesque has entered English to describe absurd situations, like those depicted in his writing.
I had a solo show of 20 drawings of authors, all done in pencil and Conte. The show was a success! It was tons of fun to draw them. Since then I have also done Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, David Bowie, Johnny Cash, Lou Reed, Syd Barrett, Dimebag Darrell, and Gary Numan. I have prints of most of them available.
This is a signed 8" x 10" signed print made from a pencil and Conte drawing on toned tan paper. The print is on archival matte photo paper.
THE ORIGINAL IS FOR SALE!!