. Dominic Chambers, Fast-Rising Figurative Painter, Heads to Lehmann Maupin « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – Dominic Chambers believes in self-care. The fast-rising figurative painter has gained recognition for expansive canvases in which the mundane and magical converge. In an early work, a woman sits on a couch absorbed in a book; the couch floats along an abstracted blue backdrop reminiscent of a rushing river. Themes of leisure and Black intellectualism run through his paintings. “It’s important to present Black people in states other than distress and resistance,” Chambers said. After graduating from Yale’s MFA program in 2019, Chambers has navigated a busy two years.

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