Fernanda Lavera (b.1975-)
Final Cut, 2019
Acrylic, Oil & Marker on canvas
79 x 126 inches
Inspired by the film "Apocalypse Now" by Francis Coppola (1979).
Apocalypse Now was a masterpiece that opened a door that led us to reflect on the dark corridors of the human mind in times of war.
In this work, disjointed faces contrast between reds and blues inside a surreal jungle.
From that jungle, Mr. Kurtz emerges onto the canvas, his character played by Marlon Brando. The snake that accompanies Captain Kurtz symbolizes his dark side.