E.C. Goossen

  • Distillation

    THE YOUNG ARTISTS PRESENTED IN the joint exhibition entitled Distillation at the Stable and Tibor de Nagy gal­leries are working close to the core of the continuing process which is 20th century art. That process, at work in other areas as well, is one of distillation. As such, it has put more and more limitations on the mannerist and psychological escape routes avail­able to anyone hoping to make a satisfactory work of art in our time. Increasingly, the demand has been for an honest, direct, unadulterated experience in art (any art), minus sym­bolism, minus messages, and minus personal