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Known for deconstructing institutional and academic books as a gesture of challenging historical and contemporary power structures, Samuel Levi Jones unveils new paintings that incorporate found texts on black history, law and higher education.

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Galerie Lelong is pleased to present Burning all illusion, Samuel Levi Jones’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Known for deconstructing institutional and academic books as a gesture of challenging historical and contemporary power structures, Jones unveils new paintings that incorporate found texts on black history, law and higher education.

Through the abstraction of book covers into …

Galerie Lelong is pleased to present Burning all illusion, Samuel Levi Jones’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Known for deconstructing institutional and academic books as a gesture of challenging historical and contemporary power structures, Jones unveils new paintings that incorporate found texts on black history, law and higher education.

Through the abstraction of book covers into compelling compositions, Jones explores the disillusionment of the very systems the volumes represent. Several works are comprised of desecrated law books, articulating the artist’s resolute perspective …

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528 West 26th Street
New York, NY, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm