The paintings of Lexis Rubenis sit on the sweet spot between abstract and surreal, as though the artist had swiped the back of his hand across a still-wet Salvador Dali masterpiece. The resulting images are a bit unsettling, lines crisp but shapes slightly out of phase, like mist on the verge of coalescing into something tangible. Titles like "The Improbability of Perceptible Attraction," "Diminishments Uninterested with Endlessness," and "Unpresentable Contradictions Administered through Thinking" suggest the artist has some insight into what they might become. Whether they're monochromatic and organic or multicolored and collage-like, Rubenis calls the style of his... More >>>