Monday, April 22, 2024

Lisa Beck

Lisa Beck works with a variety of mediums  and modes, including painting, sculpture and installation (often in combination), involving inner and outer space, landscape, reflection, and the paradoxical relationship of something and nothing.

Since the 1980s, her work has been exhibited in the US and internationally in venues including Feature Inc. (NYC), Elizabeth Dee Gallery (NYC), Anton Kern Gallery (NYC),  Galerie Samy Abraham (Paris),  Circuit, (Lausanne), PS1 (Long Island City),  White Columns, (NYC),  MAMCO – Museé d’ Art moderne et contemporain (Geneva), and the New Britain Museum of American Art (New Britain, CT).

In 2013, “Endless”,  a survey show of works from 1986-2012, was presented at the Fort du Brussin, a hors le murs exhibition by La Salle de Bains, in Lyon, France

Lisa’s work has been included in publications including  Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting by Bob Nickas,(2009, Phaidon Press) and Are You Experienced? by Ken Johnson (2011, Prestel).  In 2015, The Middle of Everywhere, a monograph on her work, was published by Galerie Samy Abraham  and La Salle de Bains.

Lisa was a recipient of the 2012-13 Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Studio Residency in Brooklyn. Lisa Beck received a BFA from RISD. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Elements 8 ( Rising and Falling), 2017. Aluminum leaf, acrylic paint , oil paint, enamel paint on 2 canvases, each 48×36 in.
Flare, 2012/16. Acrylic paint on wall, mylar in 6panel, total size 48x51in.
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