Ivo Dulčić, The Stairs of Dubrovnik
The Arsenal Gallery
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Title: The Stairs of Dubrovnik

Maker: Ivo Dulčić

Date or Period: 1954

Type of Object: Painting

Subject: Figures in space

Materials & Techniques: Oil on canvas

Measurements: 75 x 61 cm

In this painting Dulčić deals with the problem of human existence and alienation. The work oozes a certain Munch-like disquietude, spreading via the distorted lines of the stairs. For the human figure, stopped at the bottom of the stairs, the quest for a way up is hopeless.

Museum: Hvar Heritage Museum

Collection: The Arsenal Gallery