San Francisco

Jeremy Anderson

Dilexi Gallery

At his best, this artist is a mysterious image-maker who defeats any precise vocabulary of established ideas. Nothing in his work is as it appears to be, the images continuously slip, shift and change, but not as a result of any optical device, but rather of psychological ones. His simply carved, square and twin-turreted castle directly derives from ambiguous impressions of home, Kafka, tomb, womb, bomb shelter, cellar, hall, jail, chimney, penis, vagina, flags, well, moat, wooden horse, armory, army engineers semaphore tower, torture chamber, Europe, and Castle Line. These fleeting impressions are absorbed into the five distinct and thoughtfully-created facets of the sculpture, that is, the four sides and the top. What is unique about this artist is his capacity to give a separate and distinct imagery to each side of many of his works. The Castle, Memories en View and Void have neither

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