Artists: Drew Leshko

Artworks available from artist, Drew Leshko

About the artist:

Drew Leshko is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based artist. By carving, cutting, and layering varieties of paper and wood, Leshko creates documentary studies of architecture from his neighborhood in an attempt to create a three dimensional archive of buildings that are in transitional periods. The work examines gentrification and history, how historical relevance is determined, and most importantly, what is worth preserving. Working from observation and photographs, the artist painstakingly recreates building facades from his neighborhood at a 1:12 scale. The scale is familiar for some viewers as standard dollhouse spec; the treatment to the buildings is widely different. The minute detail of his work includes city detritus such as dumpsters and pallets, which are commentary of the same ideas of what is worth preserving. Highlighting quick fixes and simple solutions, Leshko’s work begs the viewer to build their own ideas of why and when these changes had been made. Accumulations of typically overlooked details and minutiae like acid rain deposits and rust become beautiful adornments.

instagram: @drewleshko

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  • Drew Leshko - Rusty Red Dumpster
    Drew Leshko - Rusty Red Dumpster
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  • Drew Leshko - VAGABOND
    Drew Leshko -  VAGABOND
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  • Drew Leshko - Gypsy
    Drew Leshko - Gypsy
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  • Drew Leshko - South Philadelphia Pretzel Company Dumpster with trash
    Drew Leshko - South Philadelphia Pretzel Company Dumpster with trash
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  • Drew Leshko - Ice Box (Red)
    Drew Leshko - Ice Box (Red)
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    $850.00
  • Drew Leshko - Not Lost
    Drew Leshko - Not Lost
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  • Drew Leshko - Icebox Red
    Drew Leshko - Icebox Red
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    $725.00
  • Drew Leshko - Green Dumpster (With Trash)
    Drew Leshko - Green Dumpster (With Trash)
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    $725.00