The Not So Simple Life: Buck Ellison on his solo show “Country Day”

The Not So Simple Life: Buck Ellison on his solo show “Country Day”

Los Angeles-based artist Buck Ellison creates strange and alluring images of seemingly banal subjects—from organic vegetable gardens to teenage girls snacking on humus in a marble-clab kitchen—that probe a certain sector of American society today. Drew Sawyer chatted with the artist about his current solo exhibition, Country Day, at the Bad Bentheim Castle in Germany, touching on realism, the Country Day School Movement, cupping, class, and progressivism. If you won't make it to Germany before March, Ellison has a book launch at Paramount Ranch 3, with Park View Gallery, and works in the group show, Cafecito ​Organico, organized by Balice Hertling & Park View, Los Angeles next week. 

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