Los Angeles

Lynn Weston

California State Fair

Lynn Weston depicts human figures with boldness and dynamicism but not with the static surface faithfulness of representational art. In her work they are integrated with a total and very modern condensed vision of the world. Her work has both a vigorous and emotional appeal and yet is able to suggest the mythological overtones of human life. She can render the poetry of light and motion. She has a skill for breaking up monotonous surfaces into radiant fragments which give mobility and liveliness. In her human figures she portrays drama, joy, pain, loneliness, injustice, but they bathe in an atmosphere of unwithered nature. Her human beings are whole, but condensed by a modern selection of essential details. Abstraction in painting has represented the forms revealed by science. It is a development which runs parallel to science. Lynn Weston uses it in the way it is used by the new novelists

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