A faceless man whispers into a woman’s ear. Her face looks stricken, though the viewer will never know what she heard. Beholding this is like waking from a nightmare: You might not remember the dream, but you still feel the residue of dread hovering over your body.
Adam Alessi Is a Painter for Our Anxious Age
The Los Angeles artist alternately follows in the footsteps of artists like Meret Oppenheim and Gustav Klimt, working in ceramics and painting.