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Lee Wells

Pink Einstein, 2018

Hand embellished monoprint on canvas
21 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
55 × 45 cm
This is a unique work.
£1,800
location
New York City, Athens, London
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IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more
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Sophia’s Safehouse in an Uncanny Valley examines the recent celebrity culture of humanoid AI as a way to better understand humanity, authenticity, identity, and memory in the early 21st century.
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Lee Wells
American, b. 1971
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Lee Wells is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on issues of control and the systems that support it. Working in video, painting, and drawing, Wells depicts traumatic situations and their victims or perpetrators, and figures of Middle Eastern or American descent, reflecting on recent wars and conflicts. His gray-scale works show figures that gaze out at the viewer, many from behind masks or head coverings. In his series "Abstract Painting with Gunshot," the artist works with a small range of colors, layering them onto the canvas with abrupt brushstrokes. The abstract forms are interrupted by gaping holes in the canvas resembling bullet holes, which teem with canvas threads, upsetting the otherwise meditative paintings with suggestions of violence and destruction.

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IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more
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Sophia’s Safehouse in an Uncanny Valley examines the recent celebrity culture of humanoid AI as a …

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Sophia’s Safehouse in an Uncanny Valley examines the recent celebrity culture of humanoid AI as a way to better understand humanity, authenticity, identity, and memory in the early 21st century.
The installation on view at Darling's Attic through November 29, composed by 32 artworks and an intelligent robot, is …

Read more
Signature
Signed and dated on verso
Image rights
© Lee Wells
Lee Wells
American, b. 1971
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Lee Wells is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on issues of control and the systems that support it. Working in video, painting, and drawing, Wells depicts traumatic situations and their victims or perpetrators, and figures of Middle Eastern or American descent, reflecting on recent wars and conflicts. His gray-scale works show figures that gaze out at the viewer, many from behind masks or head coverings. In his series "Abstract Painting with Gunshot," the artist works with a small range of colors, layering them onto the canvas with abrupt brushstrokes. The abstract forms are interrupted by gaping holes in the canvas resembling bullet holes, which teem with canvas threads, upsetting the otherwise meditative paintings with suggestions of violence and destruction.

Lee Wells

Pink Einstein, 2018

Hand embellished monoprint on canvas
21 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
55 × 45 cm
This is a unique work.
£1,800
location
New York City, Athens, London
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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