Leegan Koo “Happy Hour”

GR Gallery

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In “Happy Hour ” Leegan places well-known pop culture characters in a variety of imagined, unfamiliar scenes to create a certain atmospheric quality that shares with the viewers and to disrupt the fixed images of these characters. The viewers are encouraged to feel the moods and imagine a story, rather than “interpret” the meanings. It is about seeing and discovering something new from old and familiar, as well as tapping into the infinite possibilities of the scene shown in the painting.
On the other side in “ Some Strange Speckle of Truth “ Jack is Pulling imagery from both his childhood, currently and perhaps the future, simultaneously creating this body of work during a time of serious change. Letting go of formulas and subjects so new icons could arise, in a sort of an ego crucifixion where these weird artifacts are the byproduct. It’s the beginning of something new but is also always changing. Not really interested in deliberately directing, just more riding the waves that come through and finding some “strange speckle of truth”.



from October 15, 2021 to November 14, 2021

Opening Reception on 2021-10-14 from 17:00 to 20:00


Leegan Koo


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From 12:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays


Address: 255 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-473-2900

Between E. Houston and Stanton Sts. Subway: F to 2nd Avenue.

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