Pocket Utopia

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From Lee to Fred

by Alison Levy
Pocket Utopia is a collaborative art space, for which Fred Gutzeit has installed Lee Wall, a 58-foot installation that belongs to a series of works inspired by the painter Lee Lozano (1930-1999).  Fred and Lee were friends during the 1960s peace and love era. Before Lozano famously made her exit from the art world, she left Gutzeit a notebook with the inscription "Love to Fred from Lee Lozano." Fast forward thirty years, Gutzeit picks up where the latter's Wave series left off. Given that Lozano prized the intertwining of Art and Self, "living her art" at all costs, the gifted notebook must be... [more]
Posted by Alison Levy on 11/23/08