Gallery Pick of the Week:The Translucent Depth of Alexi Worth's Paintings at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Brooklyn-based artist Alexi Worth's new show at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City, "New Paintings," opens this Saturday, October 24, and the opening reception with the artist runs from 6 to 8 pm. The opening is, as always, free and open to the public.

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is located at 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd.

Here's what the Luis De Jesus Gallery has to say about Worth's work:

"Using nylon mesh as a surface, Worth employs a peculiar hybrid of mechanical and freehand effects by brushing and spraying acrylic paint over hand-cut stencils....The result is a semi-transparent, yet additive photogram effect of shadowy contours....Shapes are simplified into their most essential forms, closely cropped, and further layered, lending an optical illusion of depth. At the same time, Worth's surface is unusual. Flat and anti-painterly, the mesh surface is nevertheless subtly discontinuous. In each image, brightly sealed areas alternate with dimmer, open-mesh halftone passages where the gallery wall is visible....As a meta-narrative of the subject, Worth explores the gestures of reaching and grasping, or of things to be grasped."

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