The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, June 25, 2016


New works by celebrated Australian artist Anthony Lister on view at Jonathan LeVine Gallery
Using a method he describes as adventure painting—an experimental practice that embraces chance and accident—Lister creates his distinctive imagery on the street and in his studio with the intention of blurring the boundaries that separate highbrow and lowbrow in contemporary art.
NEW YORK, NY.- Jonathan LeVine Gallery presents Power Tripping, new works by celebrated Australian artist Anthony Lister in what is his first solo exhibition with the gallery. In conjunction with Power Tripping, the artist will paint a public mural located on Mulberry Street (between Canal and Hester) for The L.I.S.A. Project NYC, as well as release a bronze edition and hand-embellished print.

Using a method he describes as adventure painting—an experimental practice that embraces chance and accident—Lister creates his distinctive imagery on the street and in his studio with the intention of blurring the boundaries that separate highbrow and lowbrow in contemporary art.

With a loose, visceral energy, Lister’s style is full of movement and deeply rooted in expressionism. His subjects convey a sense of both grace and grit. Combining bold accent colors and blunt brushstrokes with drippy layers of ink, oil and spray paint, his comic-inspired superheroes and villains are abstracted by a raw, gestural approach. Often masked, crowned or caped, their actions are punctuated by strong body language such as gloved fists resting confidently on their hips or raised high in the air, triumphantly.

Underlying themes in Lister’s works often contain a certain degree of socio-political commentary. On the subject of his exhibition title, Power Tripping, the artist states: “Authoritarian bullies have ruled civilizations for centuries. Over time, the whip has been replaced with the sword and the sword replaced with the gun. Chains have been traded for handcuffs and our common sense traded for common dollars.”

Anthony Lister was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1979, where he is currently based. He received a BFA from Queensland College of the Arts in 2001 and helped pioneer the street art movement in Brisbane before moving to New York in 2003 to apprentice with his mentor, Max Gimblett. Lister was the recipient of the 2004 Education Queensland Minister’s Art Award. His work has been featured in numerous publications, exhibited internationally and is included in a number of permanent collections such as the National Gallery of Australia. Anthony Lister: Adventure Painter, a forthcoming monograph by Roger Gastman and Tristan Manco, will be published by Gingko Press in 2014.





Today's News

July 5, 2014

Most significant building project in Clark Art Institute's history opens in Massachusetts

Major exhibition puts Wales' greatest artist Richard Wilson back on international stage

Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection on view at the Royal Academy of Arts

'Treasures of the Queen City-Buffalo's Remarkable Art Collection' opens at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Prudential Eye Award winner Ben Quilty opens exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery

Exhibition of photographs by Frank Ockenfels 3 opens at Kahmann Gallery in Amsterdam

Last chance to see 'Pontormo and Rosso: Diverging Paths of Mannerism' at Palazzo Strozzi

Only known Snow White billboard from 1937 offered at Heritage Auctions' Vintage Movie Posters Auction

Newly acquired photographs from the Herzog Collection on view at Kunstmuseum Basel

First major retrospective in almost 40 years of the work of J. D. Fergusson opens at Pallant House Gallery

Crime Museum's newest gallery examines: Counterfeit crimes: Are you part of the black market?

Bonhams to sell the most important collection of cameo and intaglio rings to be offered in 100 years

Bonhams appoint Honor Westmacott as its Modern, Contemporary & Impressionist Specialist in Germany

A sneek peek at the 2014 Newport Antiques Show

New works by celebrated Australian artist Anthony Lister on view at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

An exhibition of works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection on view at Bard College

'Automatic Art: Human and machine processes that make art' opens at GV Art

Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates to auction 19th and 20th century glass

Exhibition of new works by John Byrne opens at Bourne Fine Art

Five shortlisted for John Moores Painting Prize

Dialogues & Erasure: Mac Adams exhibits at gb agency in Paris

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Newly discovered Van Gogh sketchbook to be published

2.- Portraits of the Duchess of Cambridge from British Vogue centenary issue acquired by National Portrait Gallery

3.- Foam presents spectacular exhibition of work by Helmut Newton

4.- After 30 years "hidden in plain sight," still life painting is identified as a Gauguin; artwork is highlight of sale

5.- Smithsonian releases Learning Lab for everyone to use museum resources

6.- Angst and deep pockets show state of art market in 47th edition of Art Basel

7.- Christo exhibition falls victim to own success

8.- Sotheby's London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale totals $151.9 million

9.- The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

10.- Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum explores Caravaggio and the painters of the north



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemariasound.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful