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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Lisa Adams-In the Land of Entropic Beauty

Lisa Adams
In the Land of Entropic Beauty
June 15-July 20, 2014

CB-1 Gallery
207 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213-806-7889




Deus Ex Machina, 2014
Oil on canvas over panel 48"x 72"

Adam's continues to strip away images from the canvas as she continues to simplify her life with her art.  Her thesis-her vision becomes more evident in works such as, Deus Ex Machina 2014.
What appears as a planet and a bunker fueled by a yellow fan belt, expresses Adams need to keep moving and maintain viability with the aid of her paintings.  

Adams' paintings appear as  declarations of a tragic aftermath.  However, looking at these paintings in terms of time minimizes what they represent. Adams' daily dose of "YouTube" videos streaming from the secretive nation of North Korea, affirm history maintaining the status quo that are portrayed in her paintings. 

During our phone interview Adams expressed the of power to think and form ideas,  as profound blessings. Whether Adams paintings are channeled prophecies or the interpretation of life as it is, they define the artist's diligent drive to express ideas.  


Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (EM) 2013
oil on canvas over panel 48"x 40"


Portentous Rhapsody, 2013
oil on panel, 40"x 48"





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