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Rhys Lee

'Rhys Lee: Good Boy' at Olsen Gruin, New York

October 24, 2018

Melbourne-based painter Rhys Lee comes from a background of street art. His latest, vibrant oil paintings featuring abstracted graffiti-inspired figures in sumptuous "gelato colors" grace the walls of Olsen Gruin in the current solo exhibition, "Good Boy," on view through November 18.

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Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
John McDonald

The act of putting paint on canvas creates fascinating tensions between the cerebral, the sensual and the suggestive.

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Right Now Art - Double Take

Belle Magazine
Edited by Leta Keens
February 2007

Two terrific painting exhibitions are coming up at Sydney's Tim Olsen Gallery, there's Rhys Lee, named in Australian Art Collector's 50 Most Collectable Artists. His are lavish and exhilarating works, with a hint of underlying menace.

Paul Davies' intense, idiosyncratic and popular paintings in homage to modern architecture, not to mention pools, can be seen at the Paddington Street Gallery.

Paul Davies, Modern Copy Exterior, 2006 (left)

Rhys Lee, Gaggedfix#8, 2006 (above)

Rhys Lee

Australian Art Collector

50 Most Collectable Artists

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