Posted by ws1 on:
Colin Gray stands next to an arial photorealistic painting by Julika Lackner.
Sullivan Goss Gallery's current show curated by Susan Bush is called '10 Under 30'. Like most shows at SG, the show felt professional, but lacks a certain consistency (though consistency can be overrated at times) and excitement. The show features 10 artists under 30: Sean Anderson, Robert Burden, Asad Faulwell, Ingrid Holden, Julika Lackner, Dan Lydersen, Matt Sanders, Katy Schmid, Kelly Wheeler and Yoskay Yamamoto.
The figurative work was mostly well-executed but relatively conservative, and uninteresting - with exception to Dan Lydersons' rendition of 'Annunciation' which was provocative, and captivatingly eerie.
Dan Lyderson's 'Annunciation'
The only other piece that caught my attention was Julika Lackner's ambient feeling arial cityscape 'Airport'. Though it was just that (a photo realistic depiction of an airport and surrounding suburbs), it really did seem to encourage a sense of wonder about technology and human innovation without directly referencing it.
Overall, the show was a B-