Posts Tagged ‘Leslie Shows’

Leslie Shows: Surfacing at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Leslie Shows. Coupler, 2014; Acrylic, ink, plexiglass, synthetic rubber and wood on aluminum; 42 x 33 in. Courtesy of the artist and Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA. © Leslie Shows

Landscape painting does not garner a lot of excitement these days, but the work of California-based Leslie Shows keeps viewers’ eyes and minds engaged. Her large-scale paintings—which also veer into sculptural forms—are meticulously and thoughtfully crafted, layering material and form into otherworldly interpretations of natural and synthetic landscapes. A survey of Shows’ recent works is currently on view at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—the[…..]

Default State Network

Currently on view at Raid Projects in Los Angeles is the group exhibition Default State Network. The exhibition is curated by artist Ryan Wallace and features works by Glen Baldridge, Alex Dodge, Chris Duncan, Elise Ferguson, Joseph Hart, Andrew Schoultz, Leslie Shows, Ryan Wallace and Will Yackulic. As with many artist curated exhibitions, Wallace has decided to explore the interests that are inherent in his[…..]