Peter Demos
XeroX
October 6 - October 30, 2011
Monday - Saturday or by appointment 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening reception: Friday, October 7, 2011 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

David Richard Contemporary is delighted to present XeroX, a solo exhibition of new paintings by Peter Demos. Manipulating and repeating hard-edged geometric shapes on the canvas, combined with a mixture of matte and high sheen surfaces painstakingly brushed or poured, Demos creates optical effects with his black and white paintings. The result is the illusion of geometric shapes tipping in and out of the picture plane, or creating curved structures, or a variety of other deceptions. Demos’s canvases are minimal and reductive, with clean lines and compositions that seem simple, yet there is a depth and complexity that conveys a thoughtful sophistication. His artwork is about form and surface, which provides a physicality and intrigue that draws the viewer closer to decode and unravel the mystery.
 


Exhibited Work

Untitled 24 Peter Demos
Untitled 24
Acrylic on black canvas
2011
31 x 28 inches
 
Untitled 22 Peter Demos
Untitled 22
Acrylic on polyester
2011
31 x 28 inches
 
Untitled 20 Peter Demos
Untitled 20
Acrylic on polyester
2011
31 x 28 inches
 
Untitled 18 Peter Demos
Untitled 18
Acrylic on polyester
2011
53 x 45 inches
 
Untitled 17 Peter Demos
Untitled 17
Acrylic on polyester
2011
53 x 45 inches
 
Untitled 16 Peter Demos
Untitled 16
Acrylic on polyester
2011
53 x 90 inches
 

David Richard Gallery, LLC
211 East 121st Street, New York, NY 10035 | p (212) 882-1705
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday or by appointment

1570 Pacheco Street, A1, Santa Fe, NM 87505 | p (505) 983-9555 | f (505) 983-1284
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, or by appointment


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