H. W. Weeks

  • Richard Haines

    Richard Haines, born in Iowa in 1906, has been on the southern California art scene since the early 1940’s, both as exhibitor and teach er. His latest exhibition is very colorful, and is about equally divided between figure studies and works based on either still-life or landscape themes. In all, the picture plane is very shallow, and all of the works have a decorative, pleasing quality, based primarily on carefully controlled color harmonies and simplified design. The level of abstraction varies, ranging from an almost realistic decorative rendering of building forms (“Noyo” ) through a work

  • Andrew Staley Wing

    Andrew Staley Wing uses Liquitex Acrylic Polymer Emulsion, in a technique he evolved after studying the works of the High Renaissance, with concentration on Titian. The fluid nature of his medium allows a free, easily flowing surface quality. Combining the free-flowing technique with a scumbling of color, Mr. Wing evolves what he calls environmental paintings. That is, these are works without direct reference to material objects or scenes, but pieces that generate an atmosphere of their own. The work “Precipice, 1962–3” plays red-brown and black shapes, the aftermath of a carefully calculated

  • “Autumn Exhibition”

    This exhibition is a hybrid; it started out to be the second half of the preceding month’s New Members Exhibition, but because the members’ works were quite small, a number of members who had not shown for some time were invited by the director to contribute to the exhibition.

    With any membership exhibition not based on a theme or a medium, the quality naturally varies. Each work must be looked at on its own, and comparisons of one work to another are not really valid, especially when the work of one person who is a novice may be placed next to a work by some person who has been painting for a