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Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)
Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)
Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)
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Female Artists from an Important American Collection
Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)

Fleur de la Passion: Maracujá

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Beatriz Milhazes (b. 1960)
Fleur de la Passion: Maracujá
signed, titled and dated 'B. Milhazes Fleur de la passion: maracujá 1995/96' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
47 1/8 x 79 ¾ in. (119.7 x 202.6 cm.)
Painted in 1995-1996.
Provenance
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1996
Exhibited
The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Blaffer Gallery; Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art and Winston-Salem, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, POPulence, June 2005-April 2006, no. 31.

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I have a strong connection with the Brazilian modernism of the thirties, especially Tarsila do Amaral, and then Matisse, and later Mondrian. It was a triangle of influences from the beginning; they were my company going into the studio.
—Beatriz Milhazes

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