New hair who dis? This work channels the new confident identity people often take on with a fresh new hair cut or style. For Black girls in particular, “pressed” hair refers to hair that has been straightened with a hot comb or flat iron and often signifies a rite of passage into formality and a newfound responsibility to maintain the new hairdo.
Large Acrylic: 5.8 x 8.4 x 1 inches
Comes with US plug and custom cable
Hasef lives and works in his hometown of Los Angeles and has successfully built a multidisciplinary and community focused art practice that incorporates mixed media paintings, video, works on paper, conceptual work, and public murals. His work also explores Blackness in a global context inspired in part by his travels and research in the Caribbean and West Africa in addition to capturing the nuances of quotidian urban Black life. Hasef earned his MFA in studio art from Claremont Graduate University and completed the Sotheby’s Institute of Art certification program in Art & Marketing.
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