Contemporary Art: Portraits @ Lesley Heller Workspace; New York
(Drivebycuriosity) - The ways artists portray themselves and others have changed. Gone has the days that they just try to replicate the reality, now they often integrate fictional elements. You can see state of the art portraits @ gallery Lesley Heller Workspace in New York´s Lower East Side (54 Orchard Street lesleyheller). The art trader has a group exhibition, called "Who, a look at contemporary portraiture" (through October 18, 2015 lesleyheller).
I display here my favorites from the show, a very subjective selection as usual. On top of this post you can see "Patents, Garuda, and the Meltdown" by Rhonda Wall (Acrylic and collage on board) Pricetag: $2,400
Above Caroline Larsen`s 2Self portrait After Matisse" (2014, Oil on canvas) $2,400 Frame $100
"Fumes" by Tess Bilhartz (2015, oil on canvas) $3,500
Deborah Brown`s "Don Quixote" (2015, Oil on canvas) $9,500