McLaughlin Gallery Berlin

ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó

4 July to 3 October 2020

Contemporary art

McLaughlin Gallery Berlin

ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó

4 July to 3 October 2020

With the first exhibition of Lluís Lleó in Berlin, McLaughlin Gallery presents paintings, sculptures and works on paper in the recently opened Suhrkamp building.

Lluís Lleó experiences painting as a kind of journey in the duality of light and shadow. In his rooms of colour and darkness day and night merge into an inner journey, a personal and autobiographical night walk on the path to light, which is also the journey of painting. Just like the contrast of light and shadow in his paintings, Lluís Lleó concentrates the epochal energy of New York in his paintings and works. At the interface of sculpture and image, with an infinite sensitivity for fine surfaces, texture, material, colour and space. With his pictorial language, he builds a bridge from the great questions of art history, from Tapies to Agnes Martin to the present day.

In 1989, Lluís Lleó, who grew up in Barcelona under the influence and art education of his father in an artist family in the third generation, moved to New York. In his hand luggage his affection for Catalan Romanesque, the frescoes of the Italian Primitives, early medieval art and the classics of the Renaissance. Here he continued the geometric tradition that replaced abstract expressionism. Through his economy of forms and emotional concentration, he allows form, surface and space to merge into a unique visual effect. Always at the interface between sculpture, relief and the power of colour, Lluís Lleó finds an almost spiritual gesture of lightness, between transience and eternity. Lluís Lleó lives and works in Barcelona and New York.

McLaughlin Gallery
ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT - Lluís Lleó
04.07. until 03.10.2020, Tue - Sat, 11-18
Linienstraße 32, 10178 Berlin

Opening: Saturday, 4 July, 11am-6pm

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Lluís Lleó

  • McLaughlin Galerie
    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Red Fast, 2014
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Flyer To Gardener, 2014
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    One, 2014
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Morpheus’ Nest One, 2020
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Morpheus’ Nest Two, 2020
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Shadow Of Light, 2018
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    Lluís Lleó (*1961)
    Studio Sandstorm, 2014
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    ALL SHADOWS BELONG TO THE LIGHT – Lluís Lleó
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020

McLaughlin Galerie Berlin

  • McLaughlin Galerie
    Eröffnungsausstellung: Orange x Stahl. Rupprecht Geiger und Alf Lechner
    13. März bis 20. Juni 2020
    Linienstraße 32, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    Eröffnungsausstellung: Orange x Stahl. Rupprecht Geiger und Alf Lechner
    13. März bis 20. Juni 2020
    Linienstraße 32, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    Eröffnungsausstellung: Orange x Stahl. Rupprecht Geiger und Alf Lechner
    13. März bis 20. Juni 2020
    Linienstraße 32, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
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    Daniel McLaughlin
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020
  • McLaughlin Galerie
    Daniel McLaughlin
    Foto: Werner Huthmacher, 2020