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Title

Untitled #9981

1999


Artist

Préfète Duffaut

Haiti

01 Jan 1923 - 06 Oct 2012


About

This artwork was first exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW as part of ‘NIRIN: 22nd Biennale of Sydney’ (2020), curated by Brook Andrew, purchased for the Gallery as part of a group of eight paintings by Haitain artists Préfète Duffaut and Lafortune Felix. Both artists grew up in a country said to be ‘born of slavery and revolution’ and which has suffered from recurring natural and human catastrophes. Their images are drawn both from daily life and dreams and contain references to Catholicism and Vodou motifs.


Details


Place where the work was made

Haiti


Date

1999


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.4 x 60.9 cm


Credit

Acquisition funded by the 2019 Foundation tour to France


Location

Not on display


Accession number

131.2020


Artist information

Préfète Duffaut

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history