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X2010.17.2 Brijite (Grann Brijit)


Object Name: Brijite (Grann Brijit)

Artist: Roudy Azor (b. 1980, Port-au-Prince, Haiti)

Date/Era: After 2000

Medium/Materials: Beads, fabric

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum Purchase, the Jerome L. Joss Endowment Fund

Accession Number: X2010.17.2

One of the most prolific contemporary Haitian banner artists, Azor translates Vodou divinities of the style popularized by André Pierre (circa 1915–2005) into beaded tableaux. Serene and elegantly dressed, Bawon and Brijit constitute a sort of “Haitian Gothic.”

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

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