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Sasha Gordon

Born in 1998, The Bronx, United States

Lives and works in Brooklyn, United States, Westchester, United States, Providence, United States

Overview

A manifestation of her identity as a biracial Asian woman and the societal pressures that this entails, Sasha Gordon’s striking, often unsettling paintings represent a hyper-awareness of one’s own body, with exaggerated, caricatured features and hyperbolic physicality. Despite these feelings of unease, the figures seem caught in moments of fragile happiness, fleeting stability, or momentary and blissful obliviousness. The characters Gordon portrays – some of whom clearly bear the physiognomic li...Read more