Firelei Báez, ‘Wayward’, 2020, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Acrylic and oil on yupo paper, LMCC Benefit Auction
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Firelei Báez

Wayward, 2020

Acrylic and oil on yupo paper
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
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LMCC Benefit Auction

New York-based artist Firelei Báez reconfigures visual references drawn from the past to explore …

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Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan, 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.

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New York-based artist Firelei Báez reconfigures visual references drawn from the past to explore new possibilities for the future. The artist’s intricate works explore the ways in which personal and collective identities are shaped by inherited histories. By rendering spectacular bodies that traverse and defy …

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Signed on verso
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Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan, 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

Wayward, 2020

Acrylic and oil on yupo paper
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
.
Bidding closed
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