The lush paintings of Laurie Hogin are elegant yet startling. The viewer is seduced by a wicked romanticization of nature and exoticism. Like 17th century Dutch painting gone bad, these works are painted with exquisite precision, yet infused with symbolic contradictions and toxic colorations.
Selected Museum Exhibitions
Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA and traveling; Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; Art Institute of Southerm California, Laguna Beach, CA; New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ; Charles A. Wustum Museum of Art, Racine, WI; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti, OH; Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN; Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO; California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA; Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; New Museum, New York, NY