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Chase Wilson ‘Feb 21 And Arrival At The Repetition’
April 10 – May 22, 2021 In FOYER-LA’s project, ‘Feb 21 and arrival at the repetition’, Chase Wilson shows a series of paintings with a lust for space. Working wet on wet to make his oil paintings, Wilson creates a time constraint that he describes as “speedy, but somehow refined, in the sense …
Implication of Something Real
Phyllis Baldino, Gary Cannone, David Dodge February 20 – April 3, 2021 In Foyer LA’s new project, Implication of Something Real, artists Phyllis Baldino, Gary Cannone, and David Dodge explore various ways that pattern, structures and systems act as organizing framework and index for human behavior and communication. David Dodge reimagines the language of …
DIS-CONTENT
Amy Barkow, Leslie Brack, David Schafer November 14 – December 19, 2020 In FOYER-LA’s project DIS-CONTENT, three artists: Amy Barkow, Leslie Brack, and David Schafer explore the yearning to be determinate at a time of exceptional fragility. Amy Barkow describes her time in quarantine as, “allowing her the freedom to explore and work more …
Transfigured
Marina Kappos and a film by Maya Deren September 12 – October 24, 2020 Transfigured is FOYER-LA's first effort to show work during COVID. In addition to regular hours, we have designed the project to also be viewed from outside the space, through the glass facade. The work will be lit and the …
Lucy Puls To_Fall_Freely
January 18 – February 21, 2020 Lucy Puls’ project at FOYER-LA, To_Fall_Freely alludes to the slippage of a poetic façade. Puls starts with a fascination of the discarded- cast-offs from dumpsites, thrift stores, curbsides, and uninhabited houses. Her photographs survey the vacated as containers of memory capturing a ghost like residue of its …
Uncertainties.
November 9 – December 20, 2019 In Uncertainties, a two-person project of Robert MacDonald’s paintings and Laura Cooper’s sculptures, the line is forever alternating between breach and continuity. Both of the artists work with ideas of control and spontaneity within strict procedural boundaries and each explores surface and depth in complex, open-ended, and …
Patrick Lakey Berlin Zoo, 1988
September 21 – October 26, 2019 Taken as series of Kodachrome travel shots in the photographer’s earliest working years, “Berlin Zoo, 1988,” 2017 registers the failures of colonial era collecting and categorization. The images of animals in their false habitats captures the melancholic conditions of confinement, and in turn, reverberate outward to a …
the Subject, the Secondary, and the Object
June 15 – July 17, 2019 The Subject, the Secondary, and the Object displays these elemental roles in various spatial arrangements. Kyoko Oshiro’s floral works sculpt interlaces, where one plant element overlaps another and creates a sense of tension between alternating materials. Patrick Lakey’s female ‘Morrison’ acts as a poetic locator- an aimless figure in …
Static Activity
April 14 – May 18, 2019 Foyer-LA hosts a held moment of pure suspension: Static Activity. This group show, explores sensations of both absence and presence, of recharging and redirecting. Michael Ashkin’s “constructed photographs” are spray paintings where different sources of value are radiated onto a flat surface. He thinks of them as …
FoyerLA
February 17 – March 17, 2019 Located behind a courtyard and before a studio, Foyer-LA was launched as an extension of my practice and an experiment in dialogue. The inaugural project of Foyer-LA is an exhibition of friends, colleagues, and peers from around the world, whose work, like the space in which they are gathered, …