RHYS LEE: 10 PAINTINGS & 100 DRAWINGS (2017)
14 OCTOBER TO 5 NOVEMBER 2017
"Rhys Lee’s painted protagonists slide between shapes and species like hallucinatory projections of subliminal currents. Bestial snouts and anthropoidean faces flicker with the familiar and strange, knocking humanity off its evolutionary throne into a shadowy subterranean world where renegade cowboys and carnivalesque outcasts lurk with predatory stealth..."
Extract from Elli Walsh exhibition article in current issue of Art Almanac - Read full version here.
"‘I always want to show everything that I make… get it out there! Otherwise it just sits in a studio pile or gallery stockroom,’ tells artist Rhys Lee. In his current, epic exhibition at Nicholas Thomson Gallery, he’s certainly been able to showcase a great deal of his most recent output – a rich and brilliantly perturbing exploration of the human condition."
Extract from Elle Murrell exhibition profile on The Design Files - Read full version here