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Le Portrait de Luther Burbank de Frida Kahlo et l'arbre de vie maya

Abstract : Through the portrayal of the geneticist and biologist Luther Burbank (1931), Frida Kahlo’s fear of death fades away in a regenerative panvitalism. While some critics saw in the painting one of the first occurrences of surrealism in the Americas, the artist herself denied it, appealing to her own reality. A reality that she composes among ancient texts, codex and archeological studies which shows a vision nurtured on Maya culture in which the tree of life, for the well-being of society, takes roots in the sacrifice of the human being.
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Charlie Damour. Le Portrait de Luther Burbank de Frida Kahlo et l'arbre de vie maya. Nuevo mundo Mundos Nuevos, CERMA, 2018, Images, mémoires et sons, ⟨10.4000/nuevomundo.72049⟩. ⟨hal-02964321⟩

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