Self-portrait #2 (capricho), 2018
Self- Portrait #2 (capricho), 2018
Image printed on PVC tarpaulin. 400 cm x 200cm.
The work is an exuberant image of the artist and her artwork.
To Caprichar in Brazilian Portuguese means to do something very well.
Capricho: an 80s Brazilian teenage fashion magazine which influenced Elen Braga at the age 15.
Los Caprichos: a series of 80 engravings by the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya, which were a harsh denunciation of his society in the late eighteenth century. The first Capricho was a portrait of Goya himself.