Gerald Norland

  • Ruth Asawa

    Ruth Asawa is a San Francisco sculptor who is enjoying her first Los Angeles one-man show at the Ankrum Gallery. Miss Asawa’s hanging wire basket forms have become a familiar standby in important national sculpture shows during the past few years. She shapes wire mesh into bulbous nodes which taper into neck forms and widen again into nodes reminiscent of oriental paper lanterns. Oftentimes a series of organic growth forms in a brassy wire will integrate with another in a contrasting tone to create a continuous counterpoint of both linear and formal invention. In other cases Miss Asawa explodes

  • Arthur Secunda

    Arthur Secunda is a painter in his mid-thirties holding his first one-man show in Los Angeles at the Ankrum Gallery during April. He demonstrates an enormous interest in the oil medium through a vigorous impasto manner which pays its respects to a number of 20th century leaders. An early canvas, Still Life, 1961, is worked in slab-like areas of heavy pigment in a de Stael like application. Market by the Sea, 1962, shows a Hofmannesque paint welter. Bissiere is suggested by Vineyard, 1962. Reflections of Venice, 1962, reveals a paraphrase of the border forms and paint handling of Georges Rouault’s