this work Tosari paints a self-portrait and surrounds it with elements that are
important to his identity as a person and an artist. They are indeed recurring
elements in his art such as, the hummingbird, palm trees, a ‘maripa boto’, a
spade, masks, but also hands which are of symbolic meaning to several cultures.
And even the Bijlmer plane crash disaster of 1992, which René experienced from
About the artist...