analysis.docx - Xavier Sepeda Brett Price Issues and Ideas Swoon Analysis\/Interpretation Swoons Portrait of Silvia Elena is a paper cut out portrait The

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Xavier Sepeda 2/21/17 Brett Price Issues and Ideas Swoon Analysis/Interpretation Swoons Portrait of Silvia Elena is a paper cut out portrait. The piece is a large scale and appears to be about 7 feet in height. The cut out displays a woman named Silvia above the center,
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butterflies flying beneath her and a white scenery around the figure. Getting up close the females body is cut off at her shoulders allowing only her head and shoulders. She is wearing some headdress that looks ritual along with clothing around her neck. Her head is turned to the right and is tilting slightly towards the left. Her hair is entirely back, along with the lines that create her shadows and outline. Beneath are a clutter of butterflies that appear to be flying up in order to form the female. Based on their wings pattern they appear to be monarch butterflies. They are in a variety of positions. Surrounding the model and butterflies is a white tree along with floral shapes and patterns. At the edge are skulls like designs. The tree starts from the figure then the branches extend out above her head and sides. They lead the viewer's eyes to the other patterns
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