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Léonie Guyer: form in the realm of

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oct 18

Thu, Oct 18 2018, 12PM - Sat, Dec 15 2018 6PM View map
(between 16th & 17th Streets) | 360 Kansas Street, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, SF, CA 94107

Léonie Guyer Exhibition

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CCA Wattis Institute

Event description

San Francisco-based artist Léonie Guyer (b. 1955, New York City) creates paintings, drawings, and books that are intimate in scale and minimalist in sensibility, yet are also expansive, idiosyncratic, and deeply nuanced. Consisting mostly of abstract shapes, some of her works are painted on wooden panels or marble fragments, others are drawn on paper, and others are painted directly onto walls in site-responsive installations. This exhibition, titled form in the realm of, is the first monographic institutional showing of her work that will also feature newly commissioned work. It is curated by CCA Wattis Director and Chief Curator Anthony Huberman as part of the institute’s 20th anniversary programming.

For more information about the exhibition, please click here.

Léonie Guyer: form in the realm of will be on view during CCA Wattis' public 20th anniversary celebration on November 2, 2018. Join Wattis for Jackpot!—a game show-themed party featuring music, food, dancing, and entertainment with emcee Chris Sams as Arty McDeal and DJ Irwin Swirnoff. Event information can be found here.

Entry details

Opening Reception
6:30–8:30pm, Thursday, October 18, 2018
CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts