Sunday, August 6, 2017

Exhibition: Firelei Báez’s “Vessels of Genealogies” - show runs through Sunday, August 6, 2017 at DePaul Art Museum — Chicago, IL USA

(Image: Firelei Báez 'Untitled, 2015' Gouache and ink on paper)
“Vessels of Genealogies” thru August 6, 2017 at DePaul Art Museum
Exhibition:  Firelei Báez’s “Vessels of Genealogies” - show runs through Sunday, August 6, 2017 at DePaul Art Museum — Chicago, IL USA; Event Details - Location: DePaul Art Museum; 935 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614; Tel: (773) 325-7506; Website: DePaul Art Museum-Vessels of Genealogies.
Event Description: “Bright colors, patterns, hairstyles and textiles depicted on large-scale paintings and tapestries will help tell stories of identity, history and politics in the latest DePaul Art Museum exhibition, 'Vessels of Genealogies,' that's set run through Aug. 6 on the museum's first floor. Organized by the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University, 'Vessels of Genealogies' by Miami-based artist Firelei Báez is curated by Maria Elena Ortiz, the associate curator at the Pérez Art Museum in Miami.”Read more: DePaul Art Museum-Vessels of Genealogies
About the Artist: “Firelei Báez makes large scale, intricate works on paper that are intrinsically indebted to a rigorous studio practice. Through a convergence of interest in anthropology, science fiction, black female subjectivity and women's work; her art explores the humor and fantasy involved in self-making within diasporic societies, which have an ability to live with cultural ambiguities and use them to build psychological and even metaphysical defenses against cultural invasions. She received a B.F.A. from The Cooper Union's School of Art in 2004, participated in The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2008, and later received an M.F.A. from Hunter College in 2010. She has held residencies at The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace, The Lower East Side Print Shop and The Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace ...”Read more: Firelei Báez-Bio
For further information: DePaul Art Museum-Vessels of Genealogies. For further information about the Artist: Firelei Báez-Bio. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2017/06/13/art-exhibition-firelei-baez-vessels-of-genealogies/.

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