Based mostly in Detroit and Miami, artist Hernan Bas is understood for creating wealthy narrative scenes that includes a wide-range of references, from popular culture, artwork, and literature to kitsch and the occult. His newest present, “The Conceptualists: Vol. II,” marked his sixth exhibition with Lehmann Maupin which noticed a continuation of the Conceptualists collection Bas began in 2021. All through his works, Bas might be seen utilizing humour to defamiliarize on a regular basis experiences and reveal the surreal points lurking beneath the floor. The collection combines Bas’s appreciation for conceptual artists together with his curiosity in eccentricity. Whereas Bas has beforehand depicted “fanatics” with esoteric habits, on this new physique of labor absurdity and obsession are rendered foundational to inventive follow. Try extra from “The Conceptualists: Vol. II” under!