Exhibition of sculptural paintings by Leah Guadagnoli opens at Asya Geisberg Gallery

Asya Geisberg Gallery is presenting “Soft Violence”, an exhibition of sculptural paintings by Leah Guadagnoli. With a sparer touch than her prior work, the artist has presented a sort of exaggerated logo, a calling card of absurd proportions, with textured panels, upholstered shapes, and painted canvas uniting to form a streamlined rectangular result. Whereas her recent work incorporated digitally-printed patterns on fabric and eclectic juxtapositions, this series has a reined-in seriousness that belies gaudy Miami sunsets and remaining hints of “Saved by the Bell”, and its heightened simplicity acts as a cohesive statement on abstraction’s potential as graphic power. The images seem familiar, but they are a design for a non-existent entity - fully empty, thwarting connection. Inspired initially by a logo of a local diner, Guadagnoli was attracted

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