AM was on hand for the October 16th opening reception of Laura Ball’s newest show Keep, her second solo at Denver’s David B. Smith Gallery. Using watercolor paint and graphite, Ball’s work is a subconscious exploration of the Hero Myth of Joseph Campbell. The series is composed of intertwined animals interacting on a white background, undulating and full of subtle details, making the work highly engaging. Installation shots via the gallery. Discuss this show here. Discuss Laura Ball here.
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After enjoying a pretty amazing show from Laura Ball in the past at David B. Smith Gallery, we are pleased to hear she will be back in October for another solo show at the Denver showspace. Continuing to work on her watercolor amalgamations of creatures upon creatures forming more creatures, the San Diego-based painter will be introducing some of her new creations soon as you can see… Discuss Laura Ball here.
Last week, the David B. Smith Gallery presented all new watercolors from Laura Ball collectively entitled Minotaur. While exploring the PULSE art fair (covered) in Miami, we came across several of the paintings that will be in the show which we shared with you here. Now with these new photos, you will be able to appreciate the new entire body of work which features her signature creative amalgamations of smaller creatures to form larger animals. Photo credit: Gavin McGlynn for Arrested Motion. Discuss this show here. Discuss Laura Bell here.
Tomorrow night in Denver, the David B. Smith Gallery will be exhibiting all new paintings from Southern California-based Laura Ball. Entitled Minotaur, the new watercolors continue to explore themes of the subconscious in her work, both positive and negative, through surrogates of delicately rendered natural creatures, which she often piles in clusters flowing into each other. While exploring the PULSE art fair (covered) in Miami, we came across several of the paintings that will be in the show. Take a look at some photos below, including […]
New York-based artist, Ryan McLennan, will be traveling to Denver this coming weekend with a new body of work in tote for art enthusiasts in the Mile High City. Opening Friday, January 28th in tandem with Laura Ball (previewed) at David B. Smith Gallery, New Works (teased) will showcase the adept painterly realism coupled with subtly surrealistic compositions for which the West Collection recognized as worthy of their Grand Prize last year. An impressive accomplishment, indeed, for the young artist, who’s work centers around a […]
As part of a two person exhibition on tap next weekend at David B. Smith Gallery, Laura Ball will bring her animal imagery to Denver in striking fashion. Opening Friday, January 28th, New Works (teased) will highlight a series of the California artist’s watercolor works on paper, where colorfully rendered landscapes are set upon stark white backdrops thus sharpening the drama of the scenarios. Disparate animals are playfully clumped together as one to create larger animal forms, perhaps proving commentary on the interconnectedness of all […]
Building off last years illustrious Grand Prize Award from West Collection, Ryan McLennan is set to reveal his newest body of work with David B. Smith Gallery. Opening Friday, January 28th, along side Laura Ball (teased), New Works will continue Ryan’s playful, yet intelligent artistic narrative incorporating themes of ecology, natural history, and evolution. The cycle of life plays a pervasive role in his compositions as well, as diverse animal species interact together in bleak landscapes and grim scenarios within his expertly crafted acrylic and […]
You may remember back at 2009’s Art Basel in Miami, we became enamored with the work of SF based artist Laura Ball. Well, we are delighted to learn that she will be showing a new body of work entitled “Growing Pains” at the David B. Smith Gallery in Denver alongside Ryan McLennan at the end of the month. We’ll have more to follow but for now, enjoy this complex animal assemblage painting from the upcoming show.
If you missed last weekend VIP opening reception for LeBasse Project’s Inaugural show, do yourself a favor and stop by this Saturday, March 21st for the official opening. Modus Films aka the guys behind Analog Color put together a little video teaser for the exhibition, which will include artists Yoskay Yamamoto, Meryl Donoghue, Tessar Lo, Koralie, Melissa Haslam, Brian Donnelly, Ryuichi Ogino, Lisa Alisa, Kentaro Hiramatsu, Nate Frizzell, Edwin Ushiro, Amanda Visell, Eric Fortune, Jason Redwood, Scott Belcastro, Alicia Ross, Jack Long, Michele Valigura, Laura […]