Attila Richard Lukacs, Marcel Duchamp and Carl Andre Go Out One Night and Get Really Drunk, 2012. Mixed media and paint on wood, 31 x 34 x 95 in.

Attila Richard Lukacs


Winsor Gallery

Known for realist paintings of virile, eroticized figures during the ’80s and ’90s, Attila Richard Lukacs has since moved on to a psychological realm of submerged illusions and maze-like puzzles. Classical and mythological evocations are layered throughout his recent body of work: fountains, urns, and columns merge with impressions of the dead, Valhalla, and the guardian sphinx. The figurative has not been completely delegated to the trash, however; instead, it slips into the works as traces of male nudes, cartoon-like creatures, and opaque transparencies…see the entire review in the print version of July/August’s Sculpture magazine.