Los Angeles

William Tunberg, Laddie Dill, Allan McCollum, Andrea Brown and Mary Kutila

California State College

The “Venice, California” exhibition has been organized by Josine lanco, ex-director of the late Lytton Center of the Visual Arts. William Tunberg is a fetish builder, combining sexual funk and other odd bits of urban detritus, fake fruit, eggs, shoes, etc., etc., within boxes of “display stands” finished in the true hot rod manner with silky smooth pearlescent surfaces. Tunberg’s work relates to both San Francisco and Los Angeles esthetics, but has never been very well received here. His craftsmanship is impeccable and he is perhaps most successful in the pieces which do not emphasize either the human condition nor human sexual adornment, but Surrealistically examine old objects in new ways.

Laddie Dill works with gas discharge tubes (neon), a fact I found difficult to acknowledge without boredom, but Dill, who will be exhibiting next spring in New York at Sonnabend, has, fortunately, made

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