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Sascha Braunig

Canadian, b. 1983

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Sascha Braunig

Canadian, b. 1983

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Sascha Braunig paints compositions that experiment with flatness and depth, curve and line, the organic and the artificial. Through a controlled painting process, she turns portraits or still lifes into graphic schemes, applying a “skin” of irregular pattern—herringbone, fluid grids, or polka dots—in contrasting or complementary colors. The effects range from almost perfect digital-like finishes, to more malleable, sensuous material effects, with nods to Surrealism’s biomorphic forms and the optics of Bridget Riley. Rolling Shutter 2 (2013), Chur, and Squirm (2014) all explore the erotic or uncanny potential of squiggling lines.

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Biography

Sascha Braunig paints compositions that experiment with flatness and depth, curve and line, the organic and the artificial. Through a controlled painting process, she turns portraits or still lifes into graphic schemes, applying a “skin” of irregular pattern—herringbone, fluid grids, or polka dots—in contrasting or complementary colors. The effects range from almost perfect digital-like finishes, to more malleable, sensuous material effects, with nods to Surrealism’s biomorphic forms and the optics of Bridget Riley. Rolling Shutter 2 (2013), Chur, and Squirm (2014) all explore the erotic or uncanny potential of squiggling lines.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Top emerging
Emerging representation
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
New Museum
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
New Museum Triennial
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