Leelee Kimmel

  • , Munch, 2021
    Acrylic on canvas
    182.9 x 160 x 3.8 cm
    72 x 63 x 1 1/2 in
  • , Hyrule, 2021
    Acrylic, oil, oil pastel, and oil stick on canvas
    188 x 218.4 cm
    74 x 86 in
  • , Pinkilicious, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    292,1 x 222,3 x 3,8 cm
    115 x 87 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Landing, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    279,4 x 353,1 x 3,8 cm
    110 x 139 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Hawk and Stuff, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    304,8 x 199,4 x 3,8 cm
    120 x 78 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Griffen, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    208,3 x 284,5 x 3,8 cm
    82 x 112 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , CRISPR, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    208,3 x 345,4 x 3,8 cm
    82 x 136 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , This High or The Godfather, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    276,9 x 208,3 x 3,8 cm
    109 x 82 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Dive, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    228,6 x 284,5 x 3,8 cm
    90 x 112 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Forrest, 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    203,2 x 279,4 x 3,8 cm
    80 x 110 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Phone Home, 2019
    Acrylic on canvas
    152,4 x 188 x 3,8 cm
    60 x 74 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Gilet, 2019
    Acrylic on canvas
    182,9 x 213 x 3,8 cm
    72 x 83 7/8 x 1 1/2 inches
  • , Alien in The City (or Lean), 2018
    Acrylic on canvas
    168 x 158,1 x 3,8 cm
    66 1/8 x 62 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches

Leelee Kimmel makes assertively abstract paintings, and yet nonetheless her work engages in a playful yet conceptually investigative manner with issues of “hidden,” surreptitious, or cryptic representation. She is committed to the formal adventure of abstraction, but abjures any comforting illusions about purity or purgative “rigor.” 

Kimmel works in painting, sculpture and virtual reality. Her paintings have been exploring themes of creation and destruction. Personal signage popping off of and invading the canvas in multilayered oil, oil stick and acrylic . It's the macro and the micro, the human soul, spy vs spy.


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