San Francisco

Mary Jane Spence, Madge L. Willets

Artist’s Co-op

Miss Spence’s paintings employ a technique of a washy monochrome applied over a white ground with heavier applications of paint on top which pluck the objects depicted from the background color. Her ambition seems to be taking Miss Spence toward a rather misty objectivity that hasn’t been fully realized as yet. Mrs. Willets, a sound technician, has an extensive background in painting which includes a period of study at the Chicago Art Institute with George Bellows. Her current work relies on remnants of Cubism and Impressionism to provide a scaffolding for an essentially academic approach to picture making.

James Monte