Leo Kesting - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Leo Kesting. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for "Dead Letter Playground:  A Collection of Contemporary Street Art" Exhibition

    "Dead Letter Playground: A Collection of Contemporary Street Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2010-06-24 - 2010-07-18

    Having left the gallery model for free form street installations, a narrative of artwork is grouped and reconstructed in a reverse white wall format late June at the Leo Kesting Gallery. The collection...More »

  • poster for Ray Sell "Stand Yer Ground"

    Ray Sell "Stand Yer Ground"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Other
    • 2010-05-13 - 2010-06-13

    Status-perception is everything, and from guns, to breasts, to jack-hammers, size matters here. It’s a man’s world at Leo Kesting Gallery as Ray Sell returns with "Stand Yer Ground", his latest collection...More »

  • poster for Brian Leo "This Air is Full"

    Brian Leo "This Air is Full"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-03-18 - 2010-05-02

    Brian Leo’s latest exhibition, This Air is Full, questions the media’s role in terror, lies and false propaganda. Viewers are invited into the provocative realm of “garage-pop surrealism” examining everything...More »

  • poster for Nicholas Forker "Divide and Conquer"

    Nicholas Forker "Divide and Conquer"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-02-11 - 2010-02-21

    Leo Kesting Gallery welcomes artist Nicholas Forker for his first solo exhibition with the gallery. This short run exhibition "Divide and Conquer" features Forker's latest illustrative creations using...More »

  • poster for Donna Cleary "The X Spot"

    Donna Cleary "The X Spot"

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2010-01-14 - 2010-02-07

    As digital modern communication lays the foundation for our new relationships, has the unique touch and feel of personal contact grown tired from public space and retreated to the bedrooms of our adult...More »

  • poster for Shawn Bishop-Leo "Strength In Numbers"

    Shawn Bishop-Leo "Strength In Numbers"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-11-12 - 2010-01-10

    Shawn Bishop-Leo returns to the Leo Kesting Gallery with her second solo exhibition, “Strength in Numbers”. Staying true to her past work and the notion of feminine strength, this latest collection follows...More »

  • poster for Jason Douglas Griffin "Getting to Know Someone: 80’s Babies"

    Jason Douglas Griffin "Getting to Know Someone: 80’s Babies"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-08 - 2009-11-08

    The raging 80’s- a time of sex, white lines and financial excess, gave way to a generation of twentysomethings worlds away from their baby boomer parents. With a title seemingly cribbed from a John Hughes’...More »

  • poster for Greg Haberny "Dirty Little Things"

    Greg Haberny "Dirty Little Things"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2009-09-10 - 2009-09-27

    Greg Haberny, known for his outlandish in-your-face installations, returns to the Leo Kesting Gallery with his 2009 collection entitled Dirty Little Things. The new collection of paintings, sculpture and...More »

  • poster for Ray Sell "Ya Gotta Be Tough"

    Ray Sell "Ya Gotta Be Tough"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-07-09 - 2009-08-30

    Ray Sell returns to Leo Kesting Gallery with his 2009 collection entitled Ya Gotta Be Tough, a depiction of the formative years of a boy’s life as a bombardment of masculine imagery to convince the youth...More »

  • poster for Jonny Fenix "Swing the Door Wide"

    Jonny Fenix "Swing the Door Wide"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2009-06-11 - 2009-07-05

    Pop color, street culture and sardonic wit are themes in the artworks of west coast artist Jonny Fenix's latest exhibition entitled "Swing the Door Wide." Over a dozen new "uneasy" works give art enthusiasts...More »

  • poster for Jason Reynolds & Jason Douglas Griffin "My Name is Jason. Mine too"

    Jason Reynolds & Jason Douglas Griffin "My Name is Jason. Mine too"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Prints - Art Party
    • 2009-05-19 - 2009-06-07

    Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin's book debut My Name is Jason. Mine Too, was recieved with success as the gallery sold all copies of the book it had reserved. As a follow up to the exhibtion of the featured...More »

  • poster for Brian Leo "Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World"

    Brian Leo "Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-03-07 - 2009-03-29

    Brian Leo's new exhibition, Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World, opening March 7 at Leo Kesting Gallery, is what happens when one of New York's most recognizable young artists mixes popular imagery,...More »

  • poster for Brian Leo "Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World"

    Brian Leo "Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World"

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2009-03-07 - 2009-04-30

    Brian Leo's new exhibition, Brian Leo is Every Soldier in the World, is what happens when one of New York's most recognizable young artists mixes popular imagery, global terror and irony with a twist of...More »

  • poster for "Sleazy Rider" Exhibition

    "Sleazy Rider" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Installation
    • 2009-01-15 - 2009-02-08

    Kicking off the New Year in style, Leo Kesting Gallery invites the public to experience American culture on the skids at “Sleazy Rider”, a collection of new works from artists that encompass the troubled...More »

  • poster for Jason Douglas Griffin "80’s Babies"

    Jason Douglas Griffin "80’s Babies"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-10-16 - 2008-11-15

    Jason Douglas Griffin, the critically acclaimed New York street painter who is preparing a monograph to be released on HarperCollins, presents a collection of figurative, narrative paintings and illustrations...More »

  • poster for Daniel Edwards "Michelle Obama’s Makeover for America"

    Daniel Edwards "Michelle Obama’s Makeover for America"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-10-01 - 2008-10-10

    First Lady hopeful Michelle Obama receives an ‘Inaugural Ball’ makeover for providing a makeover to the face of the US. The sexy, bare-shouldered style-enhancement highlights Obama’s ethnicity to create...More »

  • poster for "Cuddly Need Not Apply" Exhibition

    "Cuddly Need Not Apply" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-09-25 - 2008-10-12

    Bigfoot meets Chihuahuas, Sasquatch and kittens, silhouettes and line drawings, plaques and papers are the simplicities represented in Leo Kesting Gallery’s latest exhibition titled “Cuddly Need Not Apply”...More »

  • poster for "Guaranteed Good - New Work by 26 Artists" Exhibition

    "Guaranteed Good - New Work by 26 Artists" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2008-09-04 - 2008-09-21

    Forgoing the staunch wisdom of the artworld that dictates a solo exhibition of your largest star to coincide with the advent of fall, Leo Kesting Gallery presents Guaranteed Good, a presentation of New...More »

  • poster for Non Grata "Explosion"

    Non Grata "Explosion"

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation - Performance Art
    • 2008-08-22 - 2008-08-31

    As August wraps up the summer season Leo Kesting presents the Estonia Performance Group NON GRATA from the Grace Exhibition Space gallery in East williamsburg Bushwick. The Performance and exhibition of...More »

  • poster for Pete Eckert "Exposure Photo Competiton Winner"

    Pete Eckert "Exposure Photo Competiton Winner"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-08-07 - 2008-08-10

    “I never really took photography seriously until I went totally blind.” This extraordinary statement comes from Pete Eckert a uniquely talented photographer who was just announced the winner of the major...More »

  • poster for Shawn Bishop Leo "Femme Fatale"

    Shawn Bishop Leo "Femme Fatale"

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2008-07-17 - 2008-08-03

    Shawn Bishop Leo explores the archetypal characters from Camille Paglia's Sexual Personae, through innovative mixed-media and compositional technique. Shawn's multi-layered pieces incorporate vintage wallpapers,...More »

  • poster for "Have You Seen the Horizon Lately?" Exhibition

    "Have You Seen the Horizon Lately?" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2008-07-17 - 2008-08-03

    Like the Spice presents Have You Seen the Horizon Lately, an exhibition featuring contemporary landscapes and hosted by the always-on-the-cutting-edge Leo Kesting Gallery in the meatpacking district. Landscape...More »

  • poster for Ray Sell "Raise 'Em To Be Cowboys"

    Ray Sell "Raise 'Em To Be Cowboys"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Other
    • 2008-06-19 - 2008-07-13

    Men on horses carrying guns, fathers teaching their sons the joys of the opposite sex and the seductive curve of a confident woman are the subject of Ray Sell's first New York solo exhibition, Raise 'Em...More »

  • poster for Parker’s Box artists: Jason Glasser and Joshua Stern Exhibition

    Parker’s Box artists: Jason Glasser and Joshua Stern Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2008-06-19 - 2008-07-13

    Trail-blazing is certainly part of the theme of Ray Sell’s Raise ‘Em to be Cowboys, affording both common ground and dialogue with the work and careers of Jason Glasser and Joshua Stern. Jason Glasser...More »

  • poster for Jonny Fenix "The Show Up"

    Jonny Fenix "The Show Up"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-05-29 - 2008-06-15

    Jonny Fenix, Los Angeles renegade currently hiding out in Portland, Oregon, brings fresh canvas this May to Leo Kesting Gallery for his first solo exhibition at our new Manhattan space. His latest collection...More »

  • poster for Daniel Edwards "Memories of Sophie and Gracie: A Puppies’ Memorial"

    Daniel Edwards "Memories of Sophie and Gracie: A Puppies’ Memorial"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-05-22 - 2008-06-08

    An exhibit dedicated to the memory of Oprah Winfrey’s late dogs opens in Manhattan’s west village, helping to promote pet safety awareness. A life-size monument depicts ‘puppy versions’ of Oprah’s Cocker...More »

  • poster for Julia Mandle "Chalk Shoes to the High Line"

    Julia Mandle "Chalk Shoes to the High Line"

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    • Media: Product - Video installation
    • 2008-05-15 - 2008-05-21

    Brooklyn-based, multi-disciplinary artist Julia Mandle, who led 30 students from the NYC Lab School wearing her signature "chalk shoes" in a performence of large-scale, public street drawing will exhibit...More »

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