Jan 20, 2020
Feb 4, 2020


My Home is the Lines of My Hand



Fabiana Barreda

(Argentine, b. 1967)

Chromogenic print

Overall: 62.1 x 71.1 cm (24 7/16 x 28 in.)

Gift of Jorge and Martha Schneider 2019.136

Edition: Edition of 5


Did you know?

Simple line drawings link “Venus’s” womb, heart, and hand.


Fabiana Barreda, an Argentinian photographer, video and performance artist, curator, and art critic, produces art concerned with environmental issues. Simple line drawings on “Venus’s” body link her womb, heart, and hand, delicately sketching out emblems for home, love, and the beauty of nature. The verdant background and lush flowers in the woman’s hair reaffirm age-old associations of women with sensuality, fertility, and nature.

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