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Firelei Báez

A litany collectively devised, 2014

Acrylic on vellum
74 × 42 in
188 × 106.7 cm
This is a unique work.
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Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco
Firelei Báez
Dominican, b. 1981
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New York-based artist Firelei Báez investigates issues of identity construction in her paintings, collages, and drawings. Whether geographical or cultural, selfhood for Báez is malleable, and she uses art to articulate a complex formulation of her Caribbean background. Báez’s visually striking work serves as a defense against culturally predetermined ethnic stereotypes and an attempt to unite communities dispersed across the globe. The artist uses humor and the imagination to create alternate environments in which cultures, disparate or alike, can commune.

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Firelei Báez
Dominican, b. 1981
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New York-based artist Firelei Báez investigates issues of identity construction in her paintings, collages, and drawings. Whether geographical or cultural, selfhood for Báez is malleable, and she uses art to articulate a complex formulation of her Caribbean background. Báez’s visually striking work serves as a defense against culturally predetermined ethnic stereotypes and an attempt to unite communities dispersed across the globe. The artist uses humor and the imagination to create alternate environments in which cultures, disparate or alike, can commune.

Firelei Báez

A litany collectively devised, 2014

Acrylic on vellum
74 × 42 in
188 × 106.7 cm
This is a unique work.
Sold
location
San Francisco, Miami, New York
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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