Oil on canvas
20 x 16
Sophie Lewis not only considers figuration a powerful agent for self-exploration, but also an epistemological framework to reflect on the trans-generational trauma resulting from the violation of bodies throughout her family’s history. By creating curvaceous abstract ceramics and nude figurative paintings with intense emotions, she reclaims her relationship with the body and draws the viewers into an existence that is at once universal and particular.
Sophie Lewis’ work appears in Retro/Intro.