Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
White Lies

White Lies

Lucas Simões

Lora Reynolds Gallery Austin, Texas, USA 04/08/2017 – 05/27/2017

Lucas Simões’s Abismo sculptures, whether freestanding or hanging on the wall, combine geometric shapes cast in concrete, stacks of tracing paper, and sometimes thin sheets of wood, copper, or brass. Simões precisely aligns hundreds of sheets of paper and pinches them between or drapes them over concrete forms without internal supports or glue —only gravity

Lucas Simões, White Lies 7, 2017. Concrete, paper, gold leaf, and steel. 57 x 13-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Installation view. Courtesy of the artist. Installation view. Courtesy of the artist. Lucas Simões’s Abismo sculptures, whether freestanding or hanging on the wall, combine geometric shapes cast in concrete, stacks of tracing paper,