Los Angeles

Saburo Nakayama

Ryder Gallery

Torn between traditional disciplines and an urge toward the abstract, his paint­ings waver between two and three planes. The paint is thick without real density, the image essentially static. His watercolors are more conservative and make fewer demands on a seem­ingly hesitant approach.

Bertil Vallien, a Swedish ceramist, shows charming clay figures.

Joan Hugo