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Jan Evans and Ernest Posey

Galeria Van Der Voort

Over the past months the Galeria Van Der Voort has been developing an excellent stable of artists who are exploring and contributing to those ways of working which might well be termed “Neo-Pythagorean” currents in the contemporary mainstream; artists of admitted predilection for the drafting board, ruler and compass, whose work is crisp and hard-edged, bridging the gap between the “pure” and the “decorative” in the elaboration of smooth, poised symmetries wrought with meticulous care and craft in whatever medium and sometimes projective of mathematically contrived, systematically pursued schematics of proportion and design.

Distinguished among this gallery’s sculptors is Jan Evans, whose recently exhibited sculptures are constructions in sections of extruded-channel, architectural aluminum, sometimes combined, or enclosed, in various ways, with rectangular sheets of transparent Plexiglas.

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