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Lynnea Holland-Weiss


Artist Statement

We are breathing bodies full of water, love and heartache. The way our limbs fold or where we hold weight is our muscle memory telling our history. I make paintings of humans embracing, faces longing, limbs reaching and weight shifting. Above everything, I am exploring empathy and am interested in dissolving our ability to disassociate ourselves from one another. The scenes I depict are tender moments that focus on physical touch, body language and emotional exchanges. The dichotomy that is the human experience: love and fear, embrace and longing, expansion and loss, etc. are ideas that I reflect on in my work. In the paintings, I think you are faced with both a feeling of letting go and simultaneously a sense of being filled up. I value complexity and multiplicity, and my work is a refection of this.

© Lynnea Holland-Weiss

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Artist Biography

Lynnea Holland-Weiss (b. 1990) was raised in Berkeley and Oakland, California. She received her BFA from California College of the Arts in 2013. She currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio and is represented by Galerie Sébastien Bertrand in Geneva, Switzerland.



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