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The Pier, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 57.5 x 32.5”

The Pier, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 57.5 x 32.5”

LSH

Presents

Eric Ernest Johnson
DOWN TO EARTH

Opening Friday, September 20th 2019. Closing Saturday, October 19th 2019.

 Eric Ernest Johnson is best well known for his seemingly simple, but compositionally complex paintings that reference elements of Folk Art, Matisse’s cut-outs and a playful child’s sense of delight in the use of color. With this exhibition of new paintings and sculptures, Johnson continues to refine and reinvigorate his previous subject matter. Landscapes take on political and environmental issues in a deft, unpresuppossing style. Scenes are, for the most part, depicted from above, a bird's eye view, if you will, of Humans playing out their idiosyncratic games.

Johnson will also be exhibiting 2 of his clever, simplified, but symbolically potent mobiles, which will occupy the front windows of the gallery.

ERIC ERNEST JOHNSON was born in Los Angeles, CA and received his  BFA degree from The San Francisco Art Institute in Painting and currently lives & works in Los Angeles, CA.

His recent exhibitions include:

August 2017, NEW TERRITORY, Eric Ernest Johnson, CMAY Gallery Seoul, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea
June 2017, PLACES AND SPACES, Eric Ernest Johnson, Hwang Seon Tae, Manfred Menz, CMAY GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA.
April 2017, TERRITORY, Eric Ernest Johnson, OTHER, Los Angeles, CA.
October 2016, RUNNING WATER, Eric Ernest Johnson, The Lodge, Los Angeles, CA.
January 2016, FUTURE LANDSCAPES, Exposition collective, Gallerie Laurence Bernard, Geneva, Switzerland
September 2015, NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR, Eric Ernest Johnson, The Lodge, Los Angeles, CA.
May 2015, BEES SEEDS TREES WEEDS, New Works by Eric Ernest Johnson, Alias Books East, Glendale CA.
May 2014, In The Year Of Forever/New Works by Eric Ernest Johnson, BTW Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland.

His work is featured in many Private Collections, as well as on several record covers. Johnson has also Directed several music videos for the Artist Ariel Pink.

Please contact rory@lshcolab.com for further information or images and pricing.

LSH Colab
778 N. Virgil Ave., LA, CA 90029
Tel. 323. 305. 4234 

The Visitors, 2019, Acrylic on wood, 20 x 16”

The Visitors, 2019, Acrylic on wood, 20 x 16”