San Francisco

Newell, Wentworth and Vanderveen

de Young Museum

Wentworth’s stitchery is the best work in the show. Excellent color and very inventive and emblematic forms. Newell, an excellent craftsman in stone, carves pedestrian sculptures reminiscent of Brancusi. Vanderveen’s pottery is unbelievably offensive, banal and commercial.

John Coplans

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