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Found paper collage and oil painting on paper | 2021
In Tagada Hoffbeck's series of paintings, “Safe Space,” she depicts tightly cropped compositions of women holding teacups to emphasize the intimacy of the daily action and ritual of sharing tea as a space created for comfort. While painting her subjects, she spoke in depth to the women about social and ecological issues they are passionate about. The works in this series are accompanied by three-minute audio monologues, narrated by their subjects. Rahel’s recording for this work can be found here.
25.75 x 19.75 inches
Floated: 30.25 x 24.25 x 2 inches
Signed by artist.
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck
Multi-disciplinary artist Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck's practice includes painting, mixed media, photographic prints, and sculpture. Tagada Hoffbeck shows extensively in Japan and Europe. Select public and private collections include Design Museum (Gent, BE), Booklet Art Library (Tokyo, JP), and Los Angeles Contemporary Archives (Los Angeles, US).
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