Los Angeles

Llyn Foulkes

Rolf Nelson Gallery

In his fifth one-man show Foulkes is still at work clarifying and modifying his statement, editing his material, and more certainly attaching his interests to the landscape tradition. Though much of the zealous compulsion has gone underground and refinement of a product become paramount, numerous features still merit attention. One hopes this focus and consolidation will not yield up atrophy, doubtless a premature concern, since his self-command remains intact.

The paintings are all double images within framed borders traceable certainly to Foulkes’ interest in stereoscope slides. They are self-contained with internal references, left and right in continuous comparisons. His printed or blotted graphic technique applied to the creating of pseudo-photographs has permitted him thus far two illusionary directions: a flattening of the immense space to the surface in a fracture of crystal freeze,

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