Shannon T. Lewis
Galerie Magazine

Paul Laster , Galerie Magazine , June 3, 2022

Shannon T. Lewis is making her long-awaited solo debut with Mariane Ibrahim, showcasing a new body of figurative paintings in the highly engaging "The Softness of Much Handled Things' exhibition.  A Toronto-born, Berlin-based artist of Caribbean descent, Lewis’s paintings feature Black female bodies in states of repose, with their sensual, fragmented forms frozen in stylish architectural realms.


Her Pieces are contructed with collage elements culled form fashion and design magazines, as well as the internet, her pictures are painted realistically, with abstracted portions of the canvases solidly colored but otherwise left untouched...