Los Angeles

Richard Boyce

Felix Landau Gallery

Richard Boyce exhibits his work for the first time on the West Coast at the Felix Landau Gallery. Paradox pervades the work which is often grotesquely beautiful. In Aged Hercules II one feels the powerlessness even of the gods to evade the consuming ravages of time. Man creates his gods in his own image, and these gods and goddesses in their pain and ecstasy are all victims. They are born out of a fire that simultaneously consumes them, in the process creating mysterious and awesome mutations.

Estelle Kurzen