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April 13, 2017 – July 30, 2017
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- April 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Braunig’s paintings and drawings combine vibrant color and an hypnotic style. Her works reflect upon illusion and the surface of the represented subject. In dream-like scenes, where repetition and patterning are foregrounded, Braunig’s figures emit an extrasensory glow. Flaring with reflected color, they are iridescent beings whose very skin seems to be a source of psychic power. Foreground, background, and figure often merge, as if the subject is expanding into, yet also constrained by, the frame of the painting.
Sascha Braunig (b. 1983, Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada) lives and works in Portland, ME. She earned her BFA at The Cooper Union (2005) and graduated with an MFA in 2008 from the Yale School of Art. Recent exhibitions include “Free Peel,” Foxy Production, New York, NY; “Shivers,” MoMA PS1, New York; and “Torsion,” Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway.