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b. 1986, USA

Sarah Faux Biography

In her paintings, Sarah Faux merges the seemingly disparate strands of figurative representation and gestural abstraction to construct sensual situations where raw female bodies drift in a state of liminality. Faux crops her subjects to focus on specific body parts, a compositional strategy that pulls the audience into an intimate, first-person perspective. Unable to identify a pronounced figure, we find ourselves gazing into flattened fields of color, parsing the faintly discernible scenes with a curious grin.

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Sarah Faux (b. 1986, Boston) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Faux received her MFA in Painting from the Yale School of Art in 2015. She received a joint BA/BFA from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design in 2009. Faux has had solo exhibitions at Capsule Shanghai (Shanghai, China), Cuevas Tilleard (New York, USA), Thierry Goldberg Gallery (New York, USA) and at Stems Gallery (Brussels, Belgium). Faux's work has been exhibited in group shows nationally and internationally, including at Fredericks & Freiser (New York, USA), ltd los angeles (Los Angeles, USA), and Shoot the Lobster (New York, USA). Faux has participated in several residencies including Yaddo (New York, USA), Cuevas Tilleard Projects (Lamu, Kenya) and a fellowship at the Ox-bow School of Art (USA). In 2020 she will be artist in residence at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel (Shanghai, China).

Her paintings have been written about in Cultured Magazine, artcritical, Surface Magazine, Modern Painters, The Wall Street Journal, Interview Magazine, Hyperallergic, Artsy and Artsy Asia, among others. Her solo project is presented at Frieze New York 2019 in Frame section by Capsule Shanghai.

Sarah Faux Featured Artworks

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Untitled by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxUntitled, 2019Monotype on Rives BFK
60.3 x 49.5 cm
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Untitled by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxUntitled, 2019Monotype on Rives BFK
60.3 x 49.5 cm
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Same stains by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxSame stains, 2019Oil on canvas
137.2 x 121.9 cm
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Pucker by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxPucker, 2018Oil on canvas
182.9 x 142.2 cm
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Absorption fantasy by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxAbsorption fantasy, 2018Oil on canvas
182.9 x 142.2 cm
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Untitled (hoop) by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxUntitled (hoop), 2018Oil on canvas
38.1 x 30.5 cm
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Self-like construct (in red-orange) by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxSelf-like construct (in red-orange), 2018Oil on canvas
127 x 91.4 cm
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Wet Mirror by Sarah Faux contemporary artwork
Sarah FauxWet Mirror, 2018oil on canvas
182.9 x 142.2 cm
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Sarah Faux Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Pleasure in Precariousness at Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
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27 June–26 July 2019 Group Exhibition Pleasure in Precariousness Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Sarah Faux, Pucker at Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai
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23 June–23 July 2018 Sarah Faux Pucker Capsule Shanghai
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, When We Become Us at Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai
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15 October–27 November 2016 Group Exhibition When We Become Us Capsule Shanghai

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