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Sandra Chevrier currently lives in Montreal, Quebec. She describes herself as a gaze collector, an idea chaser and a full time single mom. The series ‘’Super Heroes Cages’’ obtained a worldwide success. The series is about women trying to find freedom from society’s twisted preconceptions of what a woman should or …

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Sandra Chevrier, who calls herself a “gaze collector,” creates hyperrealistic paintings of women that stare out towards the viewer. Reinterpreting the superhero mask, Chevrier covers these images with a collage of comic book prints, using scenes from Superman and Batman to conceal the faces of these idealized women. Chevrier selects sections of comic books that portray “fragile heroes,” promoting the idea that vulnerability often underlies heroism. Titled “Cages,” these mixed-media works encourage viewers to consider how the modern woman—like these superheroes—might also be surrounded by expectations of effortless perfection.

Selected exhibitions
2020
Sandra Chevrier: Cages and the Void of ColorsHashimoto Contemporary
2019
Sandra ChevrierMirus Gallery
2017
Prints and Originals Gallery | Revolutions Per MinuteSaatchi Gallery
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La Cage et les contes de fées, 2017

Giclee on 300 gsm Moab
9 × 11 in
22.9 × 27.9 cm
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Hollywood, Aventura
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Sandra Chevrier currently lives in Montreal, Quebec. She describes herself as a gaze collector, an …

Medium
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Included

Sandra Chevrier, who calls herself a “gaze collector,” creates hyperrealistic paintings of women that stare out towards the viewer. Reinterpreting the superhero mask, Chevrier covers these images with a collage of comic book prints, using scenes from Superman and Batman to conceal the faces of these idealized women. Chevrier selects sections of comic books that portray “fragile heroes,” promoting the idea that vulnerability often underlies heroism. Titled “Cages,” these mixed-media works encourage viewers to consider how the modern woman—like these superheroes—might also be surrounded by expectations of effortless perfection.

Selected exhibitions (3)
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