OCTOBER 04 - NOVEMBER 08, 2008
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 4 – November 8, 2008
Opening: Saturday, October 4, 6-8 pm
Harris Lieberman is pleased to announce the second New York solo exhibition of Belgian painter Stef Driesen. In this exhibition Driesen continues to fuse abstraction and figuration, using the body as a landscape for the exploration of erotically charged ideas and imagery.
While Driesen’s paintings are primarily related to human form, they also suggest fantasy and imaginary space. His color palette is simultaneously fleshy and earth bound, tones that evoke lust, sky, earth and water. His deft use and light application of paint reinforce the inherent sensuality in his work.
Stef Driesen graduated the Academie Voor Schone Kunsten in Hasselt, Belgium. In the past year his work was featured in Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art and Pushing the Canvas, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium. Additionally he has had solo exhibitions at Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, Allison Jacques, London and the Breeder, Athens. Driesen lives and works in Antwerp.