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Leslie Sacks Contemporary

Alex Weinstein

Opening Sep 07, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Start date Sep 07, 2013
End date Oct 26, 2013

Leslie Sacks Contemporary is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles artist Alex Weinstein. This new body of work by Alex Weinstein is executed on wood panels with deep beveled edges. The presence of the bevel invokes the illusion of the oil paintings floating off the wall, as a kind of reverse window or visual cut-out of the architecture. Weinstein´s process embraces traditional painting. The seemingly ambiguous and quietly tonal paintings come from extensive and rich building of color. The spectrum of the under-painted palette is revealed in the transitioning ambient light. Weinstein has long since employed the subject of the ocean as the vehicle through which he explores broader principles of interest. The works inevitably transcend the conventional depiction of the ocean and establish a new dialogue about painting. Alex Weinstein´s paintings are a successful endeavor in bringing together on one picture plane the concepts of minimalism/objecthood, abstraction, and representation. The confluence of these three principles in a singular field presents both opposing and synonymous ideas and challenges the notion of what a painting can be. Working in both a rich additive and subtle reductive manner, Weinstein executes enigmatic paintings, which are all at once minimal objects, planes of abstraction and vague representation.

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Alex Weinstein

Weinstein, Alex (*1970) S Sep 2013 - Oct 2013   (1) +0