Thursday, November 25, 2010

Black Icebergs.

Black Icebergs. By Leslie Shows. Hassla Books, 2010. 24pp., colour offset, 6.5 x 10". Limited edition of 500 copies.

'Black Icebergs' is a book featuring work by the American artist Leslie Shows.

Shows' work has been "exhibited at the 2006 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, the Oakland Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s 2010 anniversary exhibition, 75 Years of Looking Forward.

She has been the recipient of a Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship, an SFMOMA SECA Award, an Artadia Award, and the Tournesol Award from the Headlands Center for the Arts.

In addition to group shows throughout the United States, Shows has had four solo exhibitions with the Jack Hanley Gallery in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Her work has been written about in The New Yorker, ArtReview, and, and featured in Harper’s.

Shows has published two artist books - 'Heap of Elements', through Headlands Center for the Arts, and 'Black Icebergs', from Hassla."

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