Firelei Báez: Vessels of Genealogies

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Nov 19 2016 - Feb 12 2017

Tarble Arts Center

Charleston, IL

Firelei Báez is a Dominican-American artist whose large-scale paintings and drawings evoke the beauty and political implications of hairstyles, textiles, and tattoos for those whose cultural identities have remained traditionally absent from dominant culture. This solo exhibition is organized by the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University and curated by María Elena Ortiz, Assistant Curator Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Painting
  • American
  • Contemporary
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Firelei Báez

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