Chris Leib - The Primate Directive

The Primate Directive is an exhibition of new oil paintings by Chris LeibIn this series, Leib continues to examine our precarious path started long ago, through his cast of wise, tolerant bonobos and rambunctious astronaut children. While seemingly whimsical, the paintings are laden with hidden meaning and explore themes of heroism, Western folklore, and the schism of instinct and control. Weaving through the meticulous detail in these paintings, threads of symbols and narrative point to a collision trajectory of power, privacy and technology that threatens our delicate position in the evolutionary scheme.

Opening Night: Saturday, August 10th, from 6 - 9 pm. Free entry.

This exhibition will be on view from August 11th to September 1st, concurrently with Cinta Vidal's solo show, Urban.

Chris Leib is an American fine artist and graduate of anthropology, renowned for his iconography of bonobo chimps and astronauts and cosmonauts, often juxtaposed,...

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