Los Angeles

William Waldren

Dwan Gallery

Off-white colored polyester and plaster painted over an armature of chicken-wire in mounds of deep relief by this American artist living in Mallorca exude tremendous power. Their poetry is mysteriously elusive but unmistakable; vast wastelands are dynamically pock-marked with eruptive anatomical fissures suggesting a kind of erotic landscape. One senses a feeling of timelessness which transcends technical description from these contemplative reliefs. They give the impression of having survived some significant primordial experience and it seems only by that miracle that these unique images appear sensuously and subtly alive today.

Arthur Secunda