Aglaé Bassens paintings portray tender and reflective moments, offering a poignant exploration of intimacy, shared human experience, and the tapestry of memory. Often sourced from personal photographs and found images, her imagery evokes the ordinary and attempts to reframe it, inviting the viewer to reimagine and reconsider everyday sights.
Aglaé Bassens (b. 1986, Belgium) received her MFA in Fine Art Painting from the Slade School of Fine Art, London (2011) and a BA in Fine Art from the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University (2007). Recent solo exhibitions include: Hesse Flatow, New York, NY (2023 and 2022); 12.26, Dallas, TX (2021); 12.26 West, Los Angeles, CA (2022); NARS Foundation, Brooklyn (2018) and Cabin Gallery London (2016), among others. Recent group shows include: Workplace, London (2023 and 2021); Gowen Contemporary, Switzerland (2023); The Valley, Taos (2022); Stems Gallery, Paris (2022); Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL (2020); Newington Gallery, London (2019) and Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2019), among others. Bassens is currently the subject of a solo exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami entitled Emptiful. Bassens work resides in the permanent collections of the ICA Miami and Colección SOLO, Madrid, Spain. Bassens currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
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