• Lui Shtini
    Verd
    2014
    oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

  • Lui Shtini
    Truz
    2014
    oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

  • Lui Shtini
    Furr
    2014
    oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

  • Lui Shtini
    Flaka
    2014
    oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

  • Lui Shtini
    Gzof
    2014
    oil on board
    20 x 16 inches

  • Installation view


PRESS RELEASE

 

Opening Friday, December 12th, 5:00-8:00pm

In the West Wing, CvsD is delighted to present five new paintings by the Albanian-born, New York-based painter Lui Shtini.

With an uncanny sense for the play of textures, color, and form, Shtini makes odd and surprising portraits. Spiritually connected to Imagists like Christina Ramberg and Barbara Rossi, Shtini’s works are potentially alien and allusively sexual, with an underlying tenderness that belies their immaculate construction