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Farah Atassi

Born in 1981, Brussels, Belgium

Lives and works in Paris, France


Farah Atassi creates large-scale paintings which combine the influence of Modernism and Folk Art. Abstract and figurative components collide in her canvases, with central figures or still life scenes situated within phantasmal surroundings. Heightening the emotional crux of the central subject, Atassi’s hallucinatory backgrounds draw out the expressions and sensorial quality of the principal image. Brass instruments are presented with sporadic, notational markings, whilst a female bather is acc...Read more