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Lesley Dill

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Lesley Dill works in sculpture, photography, and performance, using a range of media and methods to explore themes of language, the body, and what it means to be transformed by an experience. She recently participated in Beautiful Beast at the New York Academy of Art, an exhibition that explored the intersection of beauty and abjection through sculpture, often depicting our humanity through distortion. I am always interested in work that defies disciplinary boundaries and convention, and Dill’s... [more]
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Artists Creat Works from Cut Paper at Joseloff Gallery  
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Tauba Auerbach, Jaq Belcher, Doug Beube, Su Blackwell, Sang-ah Choi, Beatrice Coron, Andrea Dezsö, Lesley Dill, Olafur Eliasson, Adam Fowler, Mark Fox, Christopher Gilmour, Red Grooms, Valerie Hammond, Julene Harrison, Andrew Hayes, Carole P. Kunstadt, Guy Laramée, Simone Lourenço, Max Marek, Elsa Mora, Nicole Morello, Claes Oldenburg, Mia Pearlman, Dieter Roth, Rob Ryan, Andy Singleton, Aki Sogabe, Jen Stark, Andrew Sutherland, Richard Sweeney, Sarah Sze, Randal Thurston, Lane Twitchell, Kako Ueda, Crystal Wagner, Letha Wilson at Joseloff Gallery September 9th, 2014 - October 26th, 2014
Posted 9/22/14
Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, Entertainment, September 22, 2014 "It takes a true artist to create jaw-dropping art from cut up paper." http://www.courant.com/entertainment/museums-galleries/hc-joseloff-paper-0919-20140922-story.html [more]
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Halting These Moments to Be Seen   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Su Blackwell, Jim Campbell, Julie Chang, Lesley Dill, Joan Grubin, Amy Hicks, Andrea Higgins, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Catherine McCarthy, John O'Reilly, Liliana Porter, Lordy Rodriguez, Ana Tiscornia at Hosfelt Gallery June 21st, 2008 - August 9th, 2008
Posted 7/10/08
Mythos, epiphany, identity, anguish, the lost and lovelorn, cryptic messages, hurts, triumphs, ecstatic joys: the stuff of great art, the reasons we tell stories. In at the Hosfelt Gallery in SOMA, visual artists halt these moments to be seen.  Liberated, they examine these elemental forces of the human condition as a response to literature. Much of the work curiously depicts a dark aspect of the chosen texts. Something eerie resonates with each of the artists, whether consciously or... [more]
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