Les Kerr "Sweet Sue" 1963, Oil on Masonite on Board
Dilexi Gallery Label, 15.5" x 10.5"
Not for sale
Les Kerr, Painter, 1934-1992
Les Kerr was an artist active in New York, Los Angeles, and the Bay
Area in the 1950s and 1960s. Formally trained as an painter at UCLA, he
studied under William Brice and John Paul Jones in the 1950s. Kerr referred to himself as an "abstract" painter mainly within the Beat
circle, principally in the North Beach area of San Francisco. He exhibited extensively with the Syndall Gallery, Dilexi
Galleries (Los Angeles and San Francisco), and the Ferus Gallery in Los
Angeles, mostly noted for showing the works of Beat and assemblage
artists such as Ed Moses and Craig Kauffman.