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by maria gilbert
- Artist Notes
- A semi-abstract composition referencing the Mona Lisa; it was conceived as an homage to the world famous portrait by Leonardo da Vinci that is also known as La Gioconda. The original artwork is famous for its innovative use of sfumato and as part of her Fragmented series the artist has inverted this technique here by employing fractured colour blocking.
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- , uk
- Artist Biography
As a voracious Voodoo Queen from post modern Haiti and twice married into the Duvalier dynasty she commands six figure prices for her canvases, some of which she makes out of the starched and stretched skins of unripe bananas.
She smokes a pipe and chews tabaccy.
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