SASCHA BRAUNIG

Sascha Braunig (Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada, 1983) currently lives and works in Portland, ME. She holds a BFA from The Cooper Union, New York, and an MFA in painting from Yale University.

Sascha Braunig combines vibrant color and an hypnotic style in works that reflect upon illusion and the surface of the image. In dream-like scenes where repetition and patterning are foregrounded, Braunig’s female subjects emit an extrasensory glow. Flaring with reflected color, they are iridescent beings whose very skin seems to be a source of psychic power.

ARTIST WEBSITE
saschabraunig.com


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Selected Bibliography

Critics Pick. "Sascha Braunig." Time Out New York. 17-23 Jan. 2013: 30.

Short List. "Goings On About Town." The New Yorker. 16-22 Jan. 2013: 11.

Sutton, Ben. "Planet Art: Our International Editors' Favorite Artworks of January 2013: United States: Sascha Braunig" Artinfo. 28 Jan. 2013. Web.

Johnson, Paddy, et al. "We Went to Chelsea: 27th Street." Art F City. 23 Jan. 2013. Web.

Lieb, Becca. "Interview with Gabriel Hartley and John Thomson: Cloud | ART on AIR." 14 Nov. 2011. Broadcast.

Castoro, Rocco. "Sascha Braunig paints psychedelic heads with holes in them and other trippy stuff." Vice blog. 3 Oct. 2011. Web.

Rubinstein, Bradley. "Sascha Braunig." CultureCatch. 28 Apr. 2011. Web.

Aaron, Gilbert. "Sascha Braunig." Bomblog. 22 Apr. 2011. Web.

Johnson, Ken. "Sascha Braunig." The New York Times. 15 Apr. 2011: C31.

Wilson, Michael. "Sascha Braunig." Time Out New York. 12 Apr. 2011: 46.

Tan, Lumi. "Sascha Braunig." Artforum. 12 Apr. 2011. Web.

Scott, Andrea K. ”Sascha Braunig.” The New Yorker. 11 Apr. 2011: 9.

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