Ellison s drawings are in the collection of the museum of modern art new york. Works for sale 33 notable works.
Lori ellison 1958 2015 brooklyn new york usa.
Lori ellison artist. Gouache on wood panel 25 x 20 cm 10 x 8 in 2013. Art that is the size and resonance of a haiku quiet and solid as the ground beneath one s feet not art that wears a monocle and boxing gloves in hopes of knocking other art out of the room. Much of her work includes notebook paper drawings and gouache on panel paintings but she has worked in enamels egg tempera and glitter.
The intimacy of size and the precisioned focus of repeated patterns on an intimate scale all works included here are 8 1 2 x 11. Ashley first encountered lori ellison s work and writings on facebook. Lori ellison is an artist and writer who lives in brooklyn ny.
Ellison is in lively dialogue with the history of geometric art from mondrian s plus and minus paintings to the types of african cloths that art historian robert farris thompson has. 55 orchard street new york new york 10002 212 989 5467 fax 212 989 5642. Lori ellison untitled notebook drawing 1998 2002 lori ellison untitled notebook drawing 1998 2002 lori ellison.
Her paintings and drawings are now on view in a solo exhibition entitled lori ellison at mckenzie fine art in new york through february 16th 2014. Lori ellison works in a compulsive manner to create drawings and paintings that appear both rough and refined in their use of repeating visual elements. If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in moma s collection or an image of a moma publication or archival material including installation views checklists.
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Her miniaturist art is built on doodles carefully cultivated meditatively repeated always freehand until a small surface is covered with a. Few artists do small as well as lori ellison. Using media ranging from gouache on panel to ballpoint pen on notebook paper her work draws from traditions as disparate as indian miniatures and high school notebook doodles.