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Dominique Fung
Canadian

Chinese Canadian artist Dominique Fung paints warm, subversive, high-gloss scenes that deploy Orientalist tropes in order to critique art history’s long dismissal of Asian women. She gives suggestive slits and bulges to porcelain vessels, while disembodied legs and breasts hang like meat in a freezer. Dim sum, cranes, and traditional figurines also appear throughout Fung’s surreal tableaux. The artist has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London, among other cities. As she responds to centuries of European painters who objectified, fetishized, and stereotyped Asian women, Fung explores both her individual and shared experiences. “Oftentimes, I feel like the Asian American experience is that people don’t see us as whole—as a full person with complex stories,” Fung told Artsy. “I think a lot about the way the Western lens has portrayed us, or how they see us, when I’m painting.”

Selected exhibitions
2020
Sound & ColorMiles McEnery Gallery
2019
Wash Your CornersRoss+Kramer Gallery
Looking Backward, Moving Forward - Dominique FungTaymour Grahne Projects
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Dominique Fung
Canadian

Warm Inside, 2020

Oil on linen on panel
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
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Lebanese Red Cross Benefit Auction

Artwork will ship from NY, USA.

Medium
Image rights
Courtesy of the Artist
Dominique Fung
Canadian

Chinese Canadian artist Dominique Fung paints warm, subversive, high-gloss scenes that deploy Orientalist tropes in order to critique art history’s long dismissal of Asian women. She gives suggestive slits and bulges to porcelain vessels, while disembodied legs and breasts hang like meat in a freezer. Dim sum, cranes, and traditional figurines also appear throughout Fung’s surreal tableaux. The artist has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London, among other cities. As she responds to centuries of European painters who objectified, fetishized, and stereotyped Asian women, Fung explores both her individual and shared experiences. “Oftentimes, I feel like the Asian American experience is that people don’t see us as whole—as a full person with complex stories,” Fung told Artsy. “I think a lot about the way the Western lens has portrayed us, or how they see us, when I’m painting.”

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