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Kelsey Brookes Features in San Diego

Posted: Dec. 26th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Kelsey Brookes
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The Quint Contemporary Art in San Diego will feature Kelsey Brookes, a local artist with a rather unique approach to combining the art of science with the science of art. Creating abstract geometric figures based on molecular line diagrams, Brookes has brought a very different perspective than he's put forward in the past.

“Without art, science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber,” Raymond Chandler once noted. “Without science, art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery.” Much like the work of Leo Villareal or Cory Arcangel, the paintings in San Diego-based artist Kelsey Brookes's latest series seem to exist in the sweet spot between the two fields.

Called “Serotonin; Happiness and Spiritual States” — and on display through December 29 at San Diego’s Quint Contemporary Art —the new work marks a breakthrough departure from Brookes's earlyskate-and-surf-influenced figurative paintings, which employed geometric abstractions, spiritual deities, hipster figures, and animal heads.

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