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Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present About Head, an exhibition of new paintings by Spanish artist Eloy Morales in what will be his debut solo exhibition in the United States.

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A master of hyperrealist painting, Morales predominately creates large-scale portraits. About Head is a continuation of this theme and includes a series of 14 paintings in which Morales has created tightly cropped compositions of the human head. By concentrating on the face the artist is granted an opportunity to engage with the psychological aspects of his subjects through the astounding …

A master of hyperrealist painting, Morales predominately creates large-scale portraits. About Head is a continuation of this theme and includes a series of 14 paintings in which Morales has created tightly cropped compositions of the human head. By concentrating on the face the artist is granted an opportunity to engage with the psychological aspects of his subjects through the astounding communicative power of the gaze. Often including external elements that add color and texture, Morales himself appears in three of the works with his face covered in paint.

While photographs have a major …