Tirtzah Bassel is an Israeli artist based in New York. Her drawings, paintings and site-responsive installations explore the relationships between power and space, and the permeable borders between public and private domains. Selected exhibition venues include Kunstverein Worms, Germany (2017), Volta NY (2017), FOR-SITE Foundation, California (2016), BRIC Media Arts Center, Brooklyn (2016), The Visual Arts Center, New Jersey (2015), Slag Gallery, Brooklyn (2014, 2015), Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn (2015), The Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery at Nassua Community College, New York (2015) and Volta Basel, Switzerland (2015). Her work has appeared in Hyperallergic, Arts in Bushwick, Frieze Magazine, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, KQED, San Fransisco Chronicle, The Art Newspaper and Huffington Post among others. Tirtzah holds an MFA from Boston University and she studied drawing and painting at the Jerusalem Studio School in Israel. She is assistant director of the Brandeis Institute of Music and Art at Brandeis University and a resident artist in the Chashama Workspace Program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Tirtzah is represented by Slag Gallery in Brooklyn.
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