San Francisco

James Boynton

Bolles Gallery

“San Francisco #23” emerges from a corner of the gallery, stuck like an overly long movie kiss, next to a door jamb. It is the strongest painting in the show: a large brown shape beginning at the upper right and slowly arching to the left corner is augmented by a small snake of yellow paint crawling from the lower right edge. The rest of the works could well have been left at the studio. They remain decorative trivia. Overly large and pretentious trivia at that.

James Monte