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X2012.10.1 Gede

 

Object Name: Gede

Artist: David Boyer (b. 1976, Port-au-Prince, Haiti)

Place of Origin: Circa

Date/Era: 2010

Medium/Materials: Mixed media mounted on fabric

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum Purchase.

Accession Number: X2012.10.1

Trained in the ateliers of renowned flag makers in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince and influenced by the assemblage works of Pierrot Barra, Boyer often incorporates nontraditional materials, such as buttons and mirrors, into his depictions of Gede.

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

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