Gerald Van Der Kaap

  • Winfred Evers

    Winfred Evers’ photographs seem first of all to relate to Constructivism, and to follow in the footsteps of such artists as Alexander Rodchenko, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. Evers exploits the Constructivist form, but creates new boundaries for it by basing the work on photographic foundations.

    It continues to be a truism that (art) photography deals with the relationship between the image and the reality it portrays. One’s appreciation of Evers’ photographs is largely based on this relationship. The most fantastic conjuring tricks seem to have been involved in the making of his images, but

  • Boyd Webb

    Boyd Webb’s museum show here, titled “Salon Photos,” featured photographs from the period 1977–83. Although it was rather small, it tried to supply some sort of survey, including smaller versions of Webb’s recent large works. However, the show being composed of only eight earlier pieces and seven new ones, the viewing was somewhat foggy—even more so, I imagine, if the visitor was not familiar with the work. But did it matter? With Webb, one can appreciate the individual pieces without burrowing into the artist’s past. There is an overall theme: to confront us with our everlasting need to create