Unsettled: Portraits by Peter Zokosky at Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles

July 9, 2014 3:53 PM

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Unsettled: Portraits by Peter Zokosky at Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles

Unsettled: Portraits by Peter Zokosky, which opened last week at Koplin Del Rio Gallery, consists of 19 paintings that feature three distinct groups of subject matter: babies, ventriloquist dummies and stingrays. All of the portraits feel just a little bit "off," which is exactly what Zokosky is aiming for. Come to think of it, was painting rays ever mainstream?

Zokosky isn't off-center just in terms of what he chooses to paint, but also in what he manages to make his subjects say. His stingrays -- which were inspired by a trip to the Long Beach aquarium -- are rather friendly. "They seemed to be asking to be painted," is how he explained it to a crowd of w...

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