Team Gallery | 306 Windward Avenue
Titled “Hollywood (Homosexual) Hopeful,” this exhibition comprised more than a dozen new paintings purportedly first made in the 1960sall works cited here, for example, bear the dates 1965/2017. The three large paintings that formed the most immediately cohesive grouping in the show were located in a small white shed next to the gallery’s back patio, evoking a typical artist’s studio for a hobbyist painter in this Los Angeles beachside neighborhood (the gallery is located in Venice). The works depict mid-century interiors in the manner of real estate photographythe scenes are spotless and framed in a way that draws attention to the splashy designer furniture, artworks, coffee-table publications, and personal effects within themall of which also signal the time when they are set.
In each case, the visual details of such objects charge these otherwise quintessential
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