María Magdalena Campos-Pons is an Afro-Cuban multidisciplinary artist with a unique and provocative style that makes use of a variety of materials. The human form is a recurring theme appearing in her work. Campos-Pons' art is displayed in museums worldwide. The artist was recognized as one of 2023's MacArthur Fellows in recognition of her body of work. This essay provides some general information about Campos-Pons' life and art, introducing the reader to Campos-Pons' three-panel self-portrait, Secrets of the Magnolia Tree, as an example of the artist's use of art to elevate the nobility, strength, and caring nature of women - particularly Black women of the world. The essay also provides insight into the student author's own love and appreciation for art and her reflections on the art style of María Magdalena Campos-Pons in particular. The essay is written in Spanish and is an adaptation of an assignment submitted as a requirement for class
"María Magdalena Campos-Pons – Una artista sabia y extraordinaria,"
COD in Lingua: Vol. 3, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.cod.edu/codinlingua/vol3/iss1/1