A few new pieces from a solo show up now at Keystone Gallery in Los Angeles!
The work in By and By was initiated in March 2020 at the start of a worldwide pandemic. As the world came to a standstill, artist Joel Zuercher entered the studio and began experimenting with found billboards and posters, visual messaging rendered irrelevant in a commotion-less world, as source material for his collages. Joel’s interpretation of the daily uncertainty and confusion of the last eighteen months resulted in larger scale work, rich with bright color; a counterbalance to the retracting and dulling of daily life. These advertisements were torn and cut apart, then recombined to create new narratives mirroring how so many pre-pandemic stories and plans were disrupted and altered. Joel’s visual diary breaks down and reinterprets the chaotic and