Schaeffer is widely known for his renowned ‘Head’ paintings. These precocious pieces depict a variety of characters wearing striking and engaging expressions. The emotional content of these mixed-media personalities is as complex a range as anything that can be found in the human condition. In Michael’s own words, ‘These paintings reflect what we are, as they are penetrating images of the human psyche which suggest our own states of mind as manifested in our appearances.’
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