A few days ago, we stopped by Sandra Chevrier‘s studio in Montreal, Canada to catch up with her before her latest group exhibition “Trifecta” curated by Yasha Young at Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York City.
Sandra Chevrier merges painting and collage in works that reflect upon the self-imposed limitations within our world and the underlying tragedy of oppressed female identity. In her pieces, finely hand-painted portraits of women are masked with pages from comic books, symbolizing the struggle of having to uphold unrealistic expectations of beauty and perfection. The images used within her pieces range from scenes of conflict, triumph and defeat. Often focusing on the latter, the artist highlights the fragility of the superhero, their personal weaknesses and exposes the humanity within the superhuman.
Continue reading for more images and if you stop by New York City, the “Trifecta” show runs until July 25th @ 529 West 20th Street.
Pictures by Rom Levy