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Leisure & Concern

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"Leisure & Concern," an exhibition of new work by lori Larusso, will be opening this coming Final Friday, February 29th @ 1305 Gallery!

Exhibition dates are February 29th- April 19th, including an opening reception with the artist February 29th from 6-11 pm, and a second opening March 28th 6-11 pm. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 11-3.

1305 is lucky to be able to host the artist and her work for the second time, and now she's much closer to home! After finishing a residency this summer at the Bemis Center in Omaho, Nebraska, Larusso moved to Richmond, Kentucky. Now we expect to see her work at more regional galleries and exhibits which is a real treat!
"Leisure & Concern" as a title for her show belies the two-sided nature of her work. Some pieces seem to soak and saturate the viewer with a sweet, soft, enchanting domestic ecstacy that reminds us of the time of leisure suits and martini lunches. Other pieces speak directly to heavy and relevant un…