Yvette Gellis @ Toomey Tourell

by DAVID M. ROTH From Da Vinci to Picasso to Hockney, shifts in perspective have long reflected changes in how technology enables us to see.  Non-Objective painting (and later Abstract Expressionism), with their focus on matters of the spirit, seem to have flown right past the immediate environs of their creators, thereby sidestepping any significant [...]

SF GATE- Kenneth Baker – SF Chronicle

By Kenneth Baker  Art Critic SF Chronicle Friday, March 13, 2015 Yvette Gellis at Toomey Tourell: March 13, 2015 by Kenneth Baker Too little contemporary painting delivers a sense of adventure either to informed or uninitiated viewers. Count the work of Los Angeles painter Yvette Gellis an exception. Her paintings, in Toomey Tourell's final exhibition at its [...]

Upcoming Exhibitions

Round Trip Ticket - Draft #2 (Bridging Two Cities) Harris Gallery, University of La Verne Artists: Yvette Gellis (Los Angeles) Flora Kao (Los Angeles) Christopher Pate (Los Angeles) Huang-Ti Lin (Tainan City) Wan-Ting Wang (Tainan City) Yi-Min Huang (Tainan City) Curator: Kuan-Yu Chen (Tainan City) Artist reception: Saturday, July 25, 2pm to 4pm This is [...]

CRITIC’S PICKS: 2014 Top 10 Lists

CRITIC’S PICKS: 2014 Top 10 Lists By Molly Enholm - Yvette Gellis “1,000 Ways to See It” Three-dimensional rifts on previous work, seemingly on the brink of new discoveries.

Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup II

Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup II by Peter Frank-Yvette Gellis paints with such energy and ambition that the very boldness of her approach becomes its own raison d'être. Gellis does not simply capitalize on her own fervor, however, but puts it to work toward a yet more expansive end, the merger of painting and architecture.

Betty Brown; Art Week LA

Betty Brown; Art Week LA - Betty Brown reviews two exhibitions in alternative spaces, one a private home, the other a storefront that serves primarily as a center for photographic education. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; [...]

Toomey Tourell Fine Art Toomey Tourell Fine Art: Yvette Gellis - Standing In the Corner. Comment by AB: The vigorous compositions of Los Angeles artist Yvette Gellis have an energy about them, often looking like engines in action powering semi-representational realms. Art by Yvette Gellis at Toomey Tourell Fine Art. Large art by Yvette Gellis. Yvette Gellis and her [...]

Huffington Post Arts; Peter Frank

Huffington Post Arts; Peter Frank - Yvette Gellis determines an unsettling condition in her paintings, one in which a clearly urban environment becomes so taken up by its own dynamism that it begins to disintegrate.

Torrance Art Museum; Mudrona Musings

Torrance Art Museum; Mudrona Musings - With architectural hints receding into a radiant abstract space beyond the picture plane, Yvette Gellis' Ascension immediately grabbed my attention as I entered the gallery.

Lita Albuquerque; In Bed Together

Lita Albuquerque; In Bed Together - I have chosen Yvette Gellis for the power that she evokes in her painting. I was taken by the confidence and force of Yvette’s brush marks, coming out of abstract expressionism yet evoking a complex interplay of contradictory marks reflecting a contemporary mood.

Newsline PMA

Newsline PMA; Bonnie Gretzner,January 13,2011 - The front of the 18th Street Arts Center, where Los Angeles, Calif.-based artist Yvette Gellis is in residence, will be wrapped with imagery created from the combined works of two masters of artistic space.