The Culver City, California location of LeBasse Projects will soon be home to an exciting new exhibition. On July 16th, Andrew Hem will present Cold Water, a collection that will be filled with some of his most impressive paintings to date!
From LeBasse: The new paintings explore the feeling of isolation we get when removed from those close to us – and the ensuing personal darkness that follows. As the viewer progresses through the paintings we can see how Hem emerges from those dark places and finds the road back to happiness.
Hem states that the title ‘Cold Water’ is a reference to that feeling of ‘being surrounded by cold situations and places.’ Hem masterfully builds lush, yet cold, landscapes wherein his portraits longingly stare for someone to connect with. Filled with personal references, Hem’s paintings still create a canvas all should be able to find themselves in.