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What’s Leo Villareal Been Up To Lately?

4 Feb 2013

In addition to his ongoing work with Ballroom’s Drive-In as a contributing artist, Leo Villareal continues to get up worldwide. Here’s a brief round-up:

Cylinder (2011) by Leo Villareal, at Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London. Photograph: Ray Tang/Rex Features

Cylinder (2011) by Leo Villareal, at Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London. Photograph: Ray Tang/Rex Features

• The Guardian brought a professional electrician to the Light Show exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery. His assessment of Villareal’s Cylinder II was one of collegial respect:

“It really put a smile on my face – especially when I thought about how impossible it would be to install something like this in your own home. It must weigh a ton. You’d probably bring the ceiling down if you tried.”