Leslie Lew: American Memories

August 11, 2013Gallery News

Featuring some of America’s most iconic images, Leslie Lew’s “sculpted oils” offer an emotional journey back to childhoods ranging from the 1930s to 1970s. In this interview, Lew talks to ARTDISTRICTS about her career, her unmistakable style, the projects she is working on at the moment and her recent exhibition “American Memories” at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, the … Read More

Leslie Lew: American Neo-Pop Artist

April 13, 2013Gallery News

The Pop art movement, thought to have originated in 1947 with the painting “I Was a Rich Man’s Plaything” by Scottish artist Eduardo Paolozzi, emerged in the mid-1950s in Great Britain and by the late 1950s had begun to upstage Abstract Expressionism. Characterized by such subject matter as mass-produced objects, advertising, comic characters and other … Read More

Christie’s Latin American Art Auction Includes Works Shown at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

October 25, 2011Gallery News, Latin American Artists

Christie’s Latin American Art Sale scheduled for Nov. 15th and 16th,, 2011 includes two paintings previously exhibited at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries. Gunther Gerzso’s “Verde-azul-blanco,” a 36 1/2 inch by 28 7/8-inch oil on canvas shown on page 79 of the auction house’s sale catalog, was featured in “Gunther Gerzso: Defining Mexican Abstractionism,” from February to … Read More

Artists In “Portal: Contemporary Chinese Paintings, Prints, Photographs and Sculpture” Set Sales Records; Show Extended Through May

April 28, 2011Gallery News

As the gallery’s current exhibition enters its final month two of its artists set international sales records for Contemporary Chinese works and the show was recognized in both national and regional art magazines. “Portal” drew positive reviews in the April issues of Art News and Art Districts magazines. Writing in ArtNews, Margery Gordon calls it … Read More

Virginia Miller

January 4, 2011Gallery News

Gallery owner Virginia Miller is quoted in the new biography, “Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty,” by Phoebe Hoban (St. Martin’s Press, NY). In 1978 Miller gave Neel a retrospective of works on paper along with two oils, her recently completed full-length portrait of Miller and a 1958 head-and-shoulders portrait of John Rothschild, … Read More

Virginia Miller Participates in Louisiana Museum Symposium

February 2, 2010Gallery News

Gallery director Virginia Miller was one of five speakers in a symposium on “East/West: Visually Speaking” the first group exhibition of contemporary Chinese art curated from the artists rather than from private collections. Being held at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette from Jan. 22 through May 1st, … Read More