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 reimagining of urban and architectural space. LA painter Yvette Gellis seeks to alter that by using the outward trappings of Abstract Expressionism to forge new possibilities.
SF GATE- Kenneth Baker – SF Chronicle
By Kenneth Baker
Art Critic SF Chronicle
Friday, March 13, 2015
CRITIC’S PICKS: 2014 Top 10 Lists
By Molly Enholm
CRITIC’S PICKS: 2014 Top 10 Lists – 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
By Peter Frank
Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup II – 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
By 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.
Art in America
By Constance Mallinson
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Toomey Tourell Gallery
Huffington Post Arts
By Peter Frank
Huffington Post Arts – 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.
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Torrance Art Museum; Mudrona Musings
By Mudrona Musings
Torrance Art Museum – 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.
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Lita Albuquerque; In Bed Together
By 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.
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By Bonnie Gretzner
Newsline PMA; 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.
Art SlantEve Wood
Art SlantEve Wood, January 2010
Anderson Kam Art
By Donna Anderson
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By Max Behrman
NYU News, They Barney Buiding Gets a Violent Jolt, September 2009
Open Water – Korean artist Han Sungpil and Los Angeles based artist Yvette Gellis intend to suck you into the seascape as they take over 18th Street Arts Center.
Art in America Magazine
By Constance Mallison
Art in America Magazine, November 2008
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