In Brigitomanie, he pays tribute to female sensuality through the image of Brigitte Bardot, sex symbol of the 1970s, icon of French films for more than a decade, who later became an animal rights activist.

The painting, acquired by the MUSA in 1994, depicts the game snakes and ladders in a spiral that encloses the different animal species protected by the actress, who dominates the scene at the end of the maze, in one of her usual poses. On the bottom lies the dice that will determine the number of moves needed to reach the final square and win the game, where the player will find the satisfaction of an erotic desire with the image of the star created by advertising. The author takes the name of Rene Magritte’s painting This Is Not a Pipe, and in French writes what would be translated as These are not dice (of ivory).


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