Immersion into Compounded Time and The Paintings of Firelei Báez

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at Mennello Museum of American Art, The, Orlando FL

Jun 07 2019
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Sep 08 2019
Immersion into Compounded Time and The Paintings of Firelei Báez

Immersion into Compounded Time and The Paintings of Firelei Báez will explore Báez’s investigations on the visibility and the construction of complex cultural identities within the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora and how these notions are perceived today.

This exhibition will explore Firelei Báezʼs
investigations on the visibility and the construction of
complex cultural identities within the Afro-Caribbean
Diaspora and how these notions are perceived in
todayʼs global world. Her large-scale and intricate
portraits of influential individuals and mythical
goddesses of Afro-Caribbean history create a
contemporary narrative of a womanʼs life, embracing
the past, and staking her place in a universal future.

This exhibition will also feature a new installation by
the artist to consider the scarring of colonization and
time on the landscape, in striking neon and opulent
color. Her goal is to immerse the viewer in a space of
melted time, to consider themes of interweaving
geography and individuality.
Báez is best known through her extraordinary
paintings of lush landscaped-figures, intricately
patterned tignons, and otherworldly bodies with
striking eyes. Here, she considers the reality of ones
current social and the historic

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ADMISSION INFO

ADMISSIONS
Adults $5
Seniors (60+) $4
Students (with valid ID) $1
Children ages 6-17 $1
Children under age 6 FREE
Active, Retired Military & Veterans with ID FREE

Contact: (407) 246-4113

Email: francesca.ascione@cityoforlando.net

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LOCATION

Mennello Museum of American Art, The

900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803

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