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Lou Beach's witty and provocative work can be compared to the robust oddities of Hannah Höch, the incisive critiques of John Heartfield, and the curious fantasies of Joseph Cornell, though he sites Ernie Kovacs as his main inspiration.

Press Release

With a wink and a nod to the legal concept of ‘attractive nuisance’ (a landowner may be held liable if a child is attracted to something on his property and becomes injured), Lou Beach’s exhibition of new collages is titled, "An Attractive New Sense", suggesting that art may be appealing, but should be approached with caution. His witty and provocative work can be compared to the robust …

With a wink and a nod to the legal concept of ‘attractive nuisance’ (a landowner may be held liable if a child is attracted to something on his property and becomes injured), Lou Beach’s exhibition of new collages is titled, "An Attractive New Sense", suggesting that art may be appealing, but should be approached with caution. His witty and provocative work can be compared to the robust oddities of Hannah Höch, the incisive critiques of John Heartfield, and the curious fantasies of Joseph Cornell, though he sites Ernie Kovacs as his main inspiration. The son of Polish parents …

Location

2525 Michigan Avenue
Building B-3
Santa Monica, CA, US
Tue – Fri, 10:00am – 5:30pm Sat, 11am – 5:30pm