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X2011.24.31 Gede triptych

 

Object Name: Gede triptych

Artist: Didier Civil (b. 1973, Jacmel, Haiti)

Date/Era: 2006

Medium/Materials: Acrylic on canvas

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Marilyn Houlberg

Accession Number: X2011.24.31

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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