X2011.24.30 Gede triptych

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Didier Civil (b. 1973, Jacmel, Haiti)
Gede triptych, 2006
Acrylic on canvas
Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2011.24.30; Gift of Marilyn Houlberg

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Gede manifests through the bodies of his female devotees (sèvitè) in Civil’s triptych. The blank expressions of sèvitè and god seem to express an indifference to human observers.

Source: Exhibition wall text, In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art

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