Sayre Gomez investigates image culture, particularly through the legacy of landscape painting. The artist utilizes hyperreal painting techniques borrowed from Hollywood's industry of backdrop painting and prop-making. Through Gomez's piercing rendering, a slightly out of focus image of an empty lot populated by nothing more than a large tree and a campers tent is immediately interrupted by a fence. In Coming Soon: Luxury Condominiums! Starting in the Low 800's, Gomez challenges the viewer's perspective, and incites concurrent feelings of both familiarity and distance, attainability and futility.
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Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most