Los Angeles

Robert Hansen

Comara Gallery

The list of artists once devoted to a single medium but currently experimenting with every conceivable material con­tinues to grow and grow. Sculptors blessed with one-man exhibitions today usually include in their display not only preliminary sketches for the three­-dimensional objects, but finished paint­ings and prints as well.

Robert Hansen who possesses a solid reputation as a painter has re­cently expanded into the field of litho­graphy through a Tamarind Workshop Fellowship awarded him this year, and also has cast a few bronze sculptures. Hansen moves into the monochromatic prints easily since he often paints with an extremely limited palette of black and white only occasionally relieved in severity with soft blues and earth colors. Though he may have extended his field of operations to include additional media, he continues to limit his paint­ings to the typical heavy lacquers on

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