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Non Photo Blues by Zachery Lechtenberg

Exhibition  /  12 May 2018  -  09 Jun 2018
Published: 16.04.2018
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Intro
The artist is a member of what we currently term "the skateboard generation". Diligent and directed, he is an illustrator who has been influenced by contemporary cartoon imagery, particularly the work of Matt Groening and animated series, The Simpsons.

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Zachery Lechtenberg
Influenced by obsessions.
Obsessed with collecting.
How goods are sold, packaged, presented.
Leave it closed or to be opened.
Worn or kept as a keepsake.
The non-existent struggles created process dictated by material,
where the hand can or cannot be seen.

Narrative is created by this and narrative created to embellish this.
/Zachery Lechtenberg


In his mid-twenties, Zachery Lechtenberg is a member of what we currently term "the skateboard generation". Diligent and directed, he is an illustrator who has been influenced by contemporary cartoon imagery, particularly the work of Matt Groening, best known for the comic strip Life in Hell and animated series, The Simpsons. Lectenberg conceives his own goofy but lovable characters that inhabit a world populated with artefacts from our "collectable culture". A collector himself, he focuses on designer toys and other examples of pop memorabilia.

Born and raised in the Midwest, amid dense cornfields and flowing rivers, Lechtenberg claims to have developed his personal narrative to avoid boredom. He received a BFA from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois and MFA from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, where he studied with the legendary Robert Ebendorf, who considers Lectenberg's voice unique among the legion of young artists working today. For his MFA thesis, Lectenberg designed an installation in the guise of a pop-up store that...
 

Opening

May.12th, 6:00 pm.
Zachery Lechtenberg. Pendant: 9:30 Games, 2018. Copper, enamel, shoelace.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Pendant: 9:30 Games, 2018
Copper, enamel, shoelace.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Brooch: Bad Stuff, 2018. Copper, silver, steel, enamel.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Brooch: Bad Stuff, 2018
Copper, silver, steel, enamel.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Brooch: Frustrated Skull, 2018. Copper, silver, steel, enamel.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Brooch: Frustrated Skull, 2018
Copper, silver, steel, enamel.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Brooch: Never Us, 2018. Copper, silver, steel, enamel.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Brooch: Never Us, 2018
Copper, silver, steel, enamel.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Brooch: Oni Speed, 2018. Copper, silver, steel, enamel.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Brooch: Oni Speed, 2018
Copper, silver, steel, enamel.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Necklace: Non-Photo Blues, 2018. Copper, enamel, shoelace.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Necklace: Non-Photo Blues, 2018
Copper, enamel, shoelace.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Necklace: The Token, 2018. Copper, enamel, silver, steel.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Necklace: The Token, 2018
Copper, enamel, silver, steel.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Necklace: Scribbles (day), 2018. Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver, steel, shoelace.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Necklace: Scribbles (day), 2018
Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver, steel, shoelace.
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Necklace: No More Games, 2018. Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver。. Zachery Lechtenberg
Necklace: No More Games, 2018
Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver。
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Zachery Lechtenberg. Necklace: Little Brother, 2018. Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver, steel, shoelace.. Zachery Lechtenberg
Necklace: Little Brother, 2018
Copper, enamel, dominoes, silver, steel, shoelace.
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