ARTmonday: Hadley Holliday

Photo: Style Section L.A.

This morning, while reading through clips from L.A. style writers,  I came across a post about Los Angeles artist Hadley Holliday by Sierra Feldner-Shaw on Style Section L.A., a site I’ve now bookmarked.  I was immediately taken by Holliday’s work, especially the ones that give off a sort of really loose Frank Stella vibe, though the watery almost leopard print pieces are absolutely gorgeous (and I’m not even the animal print type.)

Feldner-Shaw came across Holliday’s work first in the apartment of shoe designer Beatrice Valenzuela, and second, in the home of jewelry designer Kathryn Bentley. The writer says, “The L.A. artist was clearly tapping into something fashion-savvy women were digging.” You can add me to that group.

Hadley Holliday went to RISD and the California Institute of the Arts (as well as the University of Kansas – she’s a Kansas City, Missouri girl). She works and lives in East L.A. and shows at the Solway Jones Gallery in L.A.’s Chinatown.

Long Shot, 2009

The Lovers, 2008

Spygyric, 2008

The Dancer, 2008

Sea of Joy, 2008

Forever and Never, 2009

Wallflower, 2009

Gestalt, 2009

Poured Square 2009                                               Poured Square 2009

Breakaway, 2009                                         Mirror Mirror, 2009

Love With The Proper Stranger, 2008

Detail of Love With The Proper Stranger

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3 Responses to ARTmonday: Hadley Holliday

  1. Love these paintings…….I think the Poured Squares are my favorites, but also like the Dancer!

  2. Donald

    Very warn and a delight to view……

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