Tomorrow night (February 1st), Lyons Wier Gallery will be hosting the opening for Don’t Quit Your Day Job, David Lyle’s latest solo with the New York showspace. The new paintings stay true to the Brooklyn-based artist’s sardonic sense of humor with him re-imagining famous artists working side jobs to support their passion for art, something mirrored in his own life. Rendered like the photos from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s that he collects, Lyle’s pieces are created with a time-consuming process starting with black paint and then slowly […]
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On September 2nd, David Lyle will be presenting a new body of work at Bale Creek Allen in Austin, Texas. Formative Years will focus thematically on the childhood years and will continue his series of works inspired by found vintage and vernacular photographs, remixed with his satire and unique artistic vision. Rendered using only black paint and turpentine, Lye’s special technique involves painting and removing paint with a cloth at the same time. Discuss David Lyle here.
On October 2nd, David Lyle will be opening a new show at 111 Minna in San Francisco featuring a series of works collectively entitled Damaged Goods. The New York-based artist takes inspiration from found vintage photos which he recreates with a twist, seeding each image with unexpected modern day references. He further states – “These paintings are American moments for our psyches to reflect upon and yet they are personal satirical commentaries of events going on in and around my life.” Discuss David Lye here.