Los Angeles

Kalman Aron, Eugene Chodorow

Feingarten Sculpture Gallery

This group of drawings, pastels, and a few oils on paper by Kalman Aron form an inconsequential display of fashionably chic portraiture combined with a liberal potpourri of drawings a la Matisse and Bonnard, and once in a while a la Kalman Aron as in his “Five Faces,” a study of noses that reveals the artist’s altogether delightful sense of humor. Chodorow’s sculpture includes a large group of illustrative characterizations of which “Geronimo Warrior” and “St. Francis” emerge as typical examples. Except for rare moments of lyricism when he is carried more forcefully by the impetus to poetic insight, his work remains rather lifelessly representational.

Estelle Kurzen

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