Tirtzah Bassel

Brooklyn-based artist Tirtzah Bassel creates images and spaces that move people to see the familiar in unexpected ways. The artist’s paintings and site-re- sponsive installations draw attention to the presumed neutrality of ubiquitous spaces like airports and super- markets, or subvert the authority of iconic works of the Western art Canon through gender flipping and altered narratives. Richly rendered in saturated hues and steeped in old master technique, Bassel’s work is a meditation on vulnerability and discipline as gateways to intimacy and wonder.