Jon-Paul Villegas

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Sublime Slang   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Jon-Paul Villegas at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery January 19th, 2008 - February 23rd, 2008
Posted 2/3/08
Jon-Paul Villegas’s installation at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery is a crude habitat of carefully crafted paraphernalia. The exhibition, appropriately titled Heavy Light, combines an overload of eclectic “stuff” with an exquisitely traditional attention to aesthetic beauty. Villegas pushes the sensibility of ephemeral installation art like that of Susan Hiller or Annette Messager, presenting a slang version of the sublime. And there’s something about slang that always makes you feel like you’re... [more]