Peter Shelton


“Godspipes” is a new exhibition of sculptural works created over the last decade by L.A. based artist Peter Shelton. The exhibition opened earlier this year at L.A. Louver and contained one hundred and eighty-eight vessel type forms that reference both the human body and simple mechanical structures. Shelton is a graduate of UCLA (1979), and throughout his career the artist has continued to allude to the body in a non-overt way, willingly opposing his post-modern academic background that was often saturated in an anti-figurative attitude. In 2005 Shelton had a solo exhibition titled “waterworks” at Galleria Cardi, in Milan, and in 2003 he exhibited with John Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco.