A Posteriori

A Posteriori

JUNE 20TH – AUGUST 1ST, 2020

Liliana Bloch Gallery is excited to announce the opening of its new location at 4741 Memphis Street, in the Design District, with a group exhibition entitled A Posteriori. This exhibition aims to open an honest conversation about how the current world health crisis has affected, threatened, and challenge every aspect of our present and future life as we know it. The full roster of participating artists is: Nathalie Alfonso in collaboration with Edison Peñafiel, Tim Best, Sean Cairns, Alicia Eggert, Ann Glazer, Ryan Goolsby, Alicia Henry, Letitia Huckaby, Vince Jones, Kathy Lovas, Shawn Mayer, Leigh Merrill, Bogdan Perzyński, Bret Slater, Pedro Vélez, and Sally Warren.

This exhibition will be open to the public by appointment, following a strict protocol of safety measures. Masks will be required to enter the gallery. 

A virtual opening party will be held on Saturday, June 20th. We will announce more regarding our virtual opening soon. During the run of this exhibition, the gallery will also have a corresponding interview program that will feature national and international guests that will serve as a platform to discuss the pandemic as well as other congruent themes that are relevant to our current state. The gallery would like to stress that we are aware and sympathize with the financial instability many of us are dealing with, so participant artists have been given the option to submit work that reflects the difficulty of artmaking during current conditions. Despite this, the work presented aims to be received as a pure sentiment, in solidarity with all those who have been affected by the pandemic.

We are excited to be back, albeit under the most unusual circumstances, and we look forward to adapting to uncertainty while maintaining the same level of quality and service we have always aspired to. We trust that our patrons, collectors, local art organizations join us as we explore different ways of supporting artists and the arts community.

Hear My Words That I Might Teach You

Hear My Words That I Might Teach You

MAY 13TH – MAY 31ST, 2020

A group survey featuring works evoking concepts of time, solitude, & reflection.

“Hear My Words That I Might Teach You,” a reference to Simon and Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence,” is an online exhibition proudly presented by Liliana Bloch Gallery. The exhibition is a survey of the gallery’s diverse roster through a selection of works that evoke concepts of time, solitude, and reflection.

As we collectively navigate through new struggles, “Hear My Words That I Might Teach You” advocates for introspection. During a time where altruism is more important than ever, the works featured in this exhibition aim to exist as imperative reminders of the importance of caring.

Featured Artists: Nathalie Alfonso, Myra Barraza, Tim Best, Alicia Eggert, Ann Glazer, Ryan Goolsby, Lynne Harlow, Alicia Henry, Letitia Huckaby, Vince Jones, Kathy Lovas, Shawn Mayer, Leigh Merrill, Bogdan Perzynski, Bret Slater, Simón Vega, Pedro Vélez, Sally Warren.

CLOTHING CRIMES… and Misdemeanors

Clothing Crimes… and Misdemeanors

SEPTEMBER 12TH – OCTOBER 10TH, 2020

Kathy Lovas’ exhibition CLOTHING CRIMES . . . and Misdemeanors was inspired by the true-crime story of her stolen car in the fall of 2016. Her vehicle was found two weeks later, undamaged, but containing a large mysterious pile of clothing. The artist began photographing each item of clothing in her studio at life-size. She then hand-printed each of the 88 photos via the DASS inkjet transfer process to create an alternative artist’s book titled UUMV / OOTD. Continued research led to the creation of several additional works dealing with clothing crimes.

pictured above: Kathy Lovas, UUMV / OOTD (detail), 2020, alternative artist’s book( handmade DASS transfer prints on optimized yupo paper, ink, wood frames), individual prints: 13″w x 19″h, installation: size variable

Read more about Kathy Lovas here.

2020-09-17T10:54:27-06:00February 24th, 2020|Current Exhibition, Exhibitions, Kathy Lovas|

#wegohigh

October 20, 2018 – indefinite

#wegohigh is Kathy Lovas’ newest artwork in an ongoing series addressing the international MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault. The image of a huge ominous cumulonimbus thunderhead hovering above the seemingly peaceful status-quo roadway reminds us of the words of Michele Obama, “When they go low, we go high.” The vinyl banner bearing a greatly enlarged iPhone image is literally and figuratively a sign pointing to the rapidly evolving definition of photography. #wegohigh will be displayed on the façade of Liliana Bloch Gallery in Dallas during fall 2018 as part of the gallery’s URBANO public art program.

pictured above: Kathy Lovas, #wegohigh, 2018, UV cured ink on vinyl banner, 86″w x 149″h

Read more about Kathy Lovas here.
2019-09-06T21:38:30-06:00October 20th, 2018|Exhibitions, Kathy Lovas, Past Exhibition|

moderndallas

Todd Camplin writes “The era of #metoo was launched in late 2017 and those that have perpetrated bad or despicable behavior have been put on notice that the world is watching. In response to this text based movement, Kathy Lovas has created a Lifeguard chair built with slats of wood with text relating to terms associated with the #metoo and the tag itself. Where else would you see an art piece that has such strong conceptual and political significance in Dallas, none other than Liliana Bloch Gallery of course.”

Read the full article here.

Read more about Kathy Lovas here.
#chair
Kathy Lovas, #chair, 2018, wood, paint, vinyl letters, binoculars, rope, 30″w x 78″h x 30″d photo courtesy of moderndallas
2019-04-05T21:00:08-06:00April 27th, 2018|Kathy Lovas, Press|

Kathy Lovas Collaboration at 500X Gallery

March 18 – April 2, 2017
Opening reception: Saturday, March 18 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 pm at the 500X Gallery

ADDITIVE is a site-specific collaborative installation by Kathy Lovas and Lynné Bowman Cravens created in response to the Upstairs Project Space at 500X Gallery. ADDITIVE represents the natural evolution of the artists’ initial serendipitous photographic project #lovaslectures. Working collaboratively, the artists have appropriated motifs from their own individual practices, while freely allowing themselves to be influenced by the subjects, forms, and ideas embodied in one another’s art.

Read more about Kathy Lovas here.
#ADDITIVE
Kathy Lovas, #ADDITIVE, 2017
2020-02-24T22:53:41-06:00March 18th, 2017|Kathy Lovas, News|

I’m So Glitché

September 10 – October 8, 2016

I’m So Glitché is a new series of photographic and sculptural installations inspired by the glitché, literally a mistake or malfunction, something broken in the digital code. However, in Lovas’ work the glitché is intentionally transformed into something new, beautiful, and exciting. Her glitchéd photos and sculptures convey meaning by directly confounding expectations and muddling memory. The artist outsources her original photographs to the iPhone app Glitché, in which filters are used to apply the effects of manipulation of the digital image code. They are then posted to Instagram, hash-tagged, and printed out onto vinyl, a material commonly used for public signage. Kathy’s signs speak in multiple ways to the rapidly evolving definition of photography. Unstable images, scripted mistakes, repetition, automation, and versioning all point to a 21st century liberation from the historic perspective of monocular human vision.

Sculptural works in I’m So Glitché expand the glitché into three dimensions via dripped paint, piled furniture, unexpected associations, and photographs randomly projected right side up, upside down, frontwards, and backwards. Like Dada art, her glitchéd sculptures address concepts of chance, fluidity, and process.

pictured above: Kathy Lovas, #raymond19162016, (Original photograph by T. Walter Cleary, 1916), 2016, UV cured ink on vinyl banner, 30″w x 30″h, edition of 3

Read more about Kathy Lovas here.
2019-04-04T18:53:46-06:00September 10th, 2016|Exhibitions, Kathy Lovas, Past Exhibition|