Alfred Leslie: Figure Drawings From 1976-1983 (Drawing Gallery) Jan 5 - Feb 18, 2012
Alfred Leslie Alla Leshko, 1976
Alfred Leslie Janoslaw Leshko, 1976
In the Drawing Gallery and concurrent with the Lenaghan exhibition is a show of five figure drawings by Alfred Leslie. The exhibition is comprised of four signature portraits in graphite pencil, including two studies for his 9x24 foot triptych “Americans: Youngstown, Ohio” (1978), and a large charcoal study for an unrealized painting.
Leslie was a highly regarded Abstract Expressionist painter who began working figuratively in 1962. Along with Jack Beal and Philip Pearlstein, Leslie was for many years represented by the Allan Frumkin Gallery in New York.