Recommended Event (via A New City Guide)
Gallery 16 presents San Francisco artist Leigh Wells for her first solo show with the gallery. Wells will show a series of drawings and collage that involve altering reproductions of historical artworks. For many years the artist has used existing images of famous artworks as source material for her collage or platforms for her own mark-making. Reproduction is the method through which most people view fine art, in art books, magazines, newspapers etc. These relatively valueless copies of masterworks become raw material for the artist. Wells interacts with these works and reinterprets their perceived meaning and value.
Date: June 6 – July 12, 2008
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 Sat 11:00-17:00
Place: Gallery 16
Address: 501 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94017
Text: kazumi oiwa