• Lisa Caccioppoli


    Lisa Caccioppoli paints owls. Sometimes there’s just one large owl on her smallish white canvases, but more often there’s a large group of them, containing a dozen to forty or more members. The eight untitled paintings shown at ThreeWalls were executed in September and October 2005, while Caccioppoli was in residence at the gallery. She uses a generic silhouette of a perched owl throughout, presenting the bird as sign and rarely articulating individual bodies other than as variously sized patches of solid color, a few of which incorporate slight tonal shifts. Caccioppoli also eschews any spatial

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