Firelei Báez, ‘Untitled (Alyse)’, 2018, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Acrylic on paper, CUE Art Foundation Benefit Auction
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Firelei Báez

Untitled (Alyse), 2018

Acrylic on paper
30 × 20 1/2 in
76.2 × 52.1 cm
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CUE Art Foundation Benefit Auction

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Courtesy of the artist; Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago; and James Cohan Galery, New York
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 (Alyse)’, 2018, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Acrylic on paper, CUE Art Foundation Benefit Auction
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About the work
CUE Art Foundation Benefit Auction

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Courtesy of the artist; Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago; and James Cohan Galery, New York
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 (Alyse), 2018

Acrylic on paper
30 × 20 1/2 in
76.2 × 52.1 cm
Bidding closed
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