George Condo. People Are Strange

15feb(feb 15)09:0022apr(apr 22)09:00George Condo. People Are Strange

Event Details

Hauser and Wirth is pleased to announce that George Condo will inaugurate the newly established West Hollywood gallery with his first exhibition in LA in nearly five years.

With the exhibition’s title ‘People Are Strange,’ taken from the hit 1967 song of the same name by legendary – and quintessentially Los Angeles – band The Doors, Condo’s latest canvases are filled with fragmented portraits and abstractions. In these large-scale works, the artist renders layered, vibrating planes, lines and geometries that suggest a world of oppositional forces and states, at once solemn and euphoric, connected and entropic, logical and ineffable, beautiful and ugly. In their ability to convey deep contradictions through Condo’s mastery of the medium of painting, the canvases on view painted in New York City over the past year and a half are a reconstructive body of work involving both harsh lines and melodic painterly passages – and which characterize the dividing forces of modern life everywhere.

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Time

February 15 (Wednesday) 09:00 - April 22 (Saturday) 09:00

Location

Los Angeles

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