Los Angeles

Guy Anderson

Michel Thomas Galleries

Prodigious oils executed with uninhibited facility and élan are better than they appear at first sight. Anderson’s idea is big and his enclosed figures seem to beg for more space, air, scale, and attention. The color application is sometimes unattractively dry and lifeless but its saving grace is its freedom and simplicity. There is an unpretentiousness about these paintings (and they are not small) which makes them disarmingly likable despite their crudity and rawness.

Arthur Secunda