More than any other preceding it, the current generation has been bombarded with an informational and visual offensive that arguably renders the subject near incapacitation. The ennui of a previous era seems relatively innocent against the backdrop of today's psychic cannibalism.
Torben Giehler, Pyrite, 2011 Acrylic on canvas 27.5 x 27.5 inches May 12 – June 18, 2011 Leo Koenig Inc. is pleased to announce the fifth solo exhibition of new paintings by Torben Giehler. Giehler is known for his geometric abstractions, influenced by futuristic universes, and finished with mathematical precision. In a departure from the vibrant color palette and electrified vortex of his previous paintings, these new works extend a zen-like calm, alchemically fusing the [...]
Olivier Mosset, EN (for enough), 1988 Acrylic on canvas 84 x 187 inches February 10 – March 19, 2011 Leo Koenig Inc. is delighted to present a solo exhibition of new paintings by Olivier Mosset in collaboration with his simultaneous exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery. As an artist whose career has spanned four decades, Olivier Mosset first attracted international attention in the 1960’s when he started defining his paintings as simply art objects. He was [...]
Exhibition invitation April 23 – May 22, 2010 Participating Artists: Michelle Grabner, Katharina Grosse, Brad Killam, Philip Vanderhyden & Molly Zuckerman-Hartung The exhibition, “I speak now from the aesthetic and artistic point of view when I say that life with Michelle Grabner is dull” brings together the work of four antithetical painters who Michelle Grabner, the Chicago-based artist, heralds as profoundly enabling to her own unvaried and unimaginative abstract investigations. The exhibition is diverting and [...]
Zak Prekop, Untitled, 2008 Pen and paper on canvas 25 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches September 9 – October 18, 2009 Lisa Cooley Gallery presents a two-person exhibition of abstract paintings by two artists, Jon Pestoni, from Los Angeles, and Zak Prekop, from Chicago. The paintings of Jon Pestoni and Zak Prekop have clear affinities – their separate practices arise from a conceptual foundation, but are executed with intellectual playfulness, subtlety, lightness and lyricism. Both [...]