A Chris Levine exhibition at the Little Black Gallery in London 26 October – 26 November 2011 will feature selected works including his Lightness of Being portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II.
Chris Levine, UK based and Canadian born is the number one light artist in the world, most famous for his 2004 image Lightness of Being of the Queen with her eyes shut (currently being shown as part of the National Portrait Gallery’s touring exhibition The Queen: Art and Image).
‘Greatest portrait yet of Elizabeth II’ CNN
‘The most beautiful image of the Queen I have ever seen’ Mario Testino
The Lightness of Being, 2004 by Chris Levine, 29″ x 21″ 3D lightbox, edition of 10, Price: £75,000
The Little Black Gallery in London, will exhibit a selection of works from Chris’s career including the extraordinary installation Light is Love in the window of the gallery, works from his Grace Jones series, abstract lightform giclees, holograms, plus a new lightbox of Lightness of Being of the Queen.
All of Chris’s work is in the pursuit of sensory experience through image and form. All objects and imagery are interacted with through the sensorial input of light energy and physical sensation.
Chris is currently working on a collaboration with Antony and the Johnsons culminating in a show and installation at MOMA in New York.
Chris Levine exhibition details:
The Little Black Gallery,
13A Park Walk,
Tel: 020-7349 9332.
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 11am-4pm