San Francisco

Farwell Taylor

The Palette, Mill Valley

Taylor uses oil paint with a nervous calligraphic gusto. The deep space of the works is usually rendered in translucent blues and greens. On top of this surface, a staccato linear involvement results in a tight abstract pattern which alludes to figures singly or in bunched groups. Taylor excels in his handling of the water color medium. His statements about figures and landscapes are strong, direct and worthy of attention.