Firelei Báez, ‘Untitled’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic on canvas, MCA Chicago Benefit Auction
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Firelei Báez

Untitled, 2019

Acrylic on canvas
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
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MCA Chicago Benefit Auction

40" x 30" x 2"

Through a multimedia practice—intricate works on paper and …

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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, ‘Untitled’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic on canvas, MCA Chicago Benefit Auction
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40" x 30" x 2"

Through a multimedia practice—intricate works on paper and large-scale sculpture and installation—Firelei Báez (Dominican, b. 1981) explores the humor, fantasy, and cultural ambiguities involved in self-making within diasporic societies. Recent solo exhibitions include the Witte de With …

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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

Untitled, 2019

Acrylic on canvas
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
.
Bidding closed
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