David McGee

Large Contemporary Cubist Portrait of Woman & Monkey In the Style of Picasso 1998



Oil, Canvas


Large oil painting that depicts Pablo Picasso's "Woman Dressing Her Hair" and a green-toned monkey with a dunce cap on. The piece is a contemporary take on a cubist style work and incorporates hues of red, white, green, and purple. The painting is titled ("Dumb Love"), signed, and dated (6.24.98) on the back of and is currently not framed but framing options are available.

Artist Biography

Houston-based artist David McGee was born in Louisiana, grew up in Detroit, and moved to Texas to study at Prairie View A&M University. His work draws on his interests in poetry, history painting, politics, race, class, pop culture, and their intersections. Ranging from the figurative to the abstract, McGee’s paintings, drawings, and prints can be found in collections across the nation, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Menil Collection; and the Museum of Arts, Boston.


H 96 in. x W 96 in. x D 2 in.