Leigh Ledare

21 March–26 April 2014, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

By Jonathan T.D. Neil

Double Bind (detail), 2010/2012. Courtesy the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York An Invitation: Friday, July 22, 2011, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY

Artists curious to understand what ‘commitment’ means in the practice, let alone the discourse, of the visual arts, would be wise to pay close attention to the work of Leigh Ledare, because no other young artist I’m aware of approaches artmaking with as much honesty as he does. But of course such words of praise demand defence. This is easily mounted with the resources of the two projects presented at Mitchell-Innes & Nash. Neither body of work, Double Bind (2010/2012)…

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