In this painting one can see the overlap of several major themes in Hurtado’s work: language-play, birth, and self-portraiture (the forms at the bottom of the canvas suggest the artist’s first-person perspective looking down at her own body).

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Untitled (EVE), c. 1970s
Tombstone

Acrylic and oil on unprimed canvas
© Luchita Hurtado

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