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  • Jeffrey Vallance

    Rosamund Felsen Gallery

    Jeffrey Vallance’s Connie Chung paintings, exhibited two years ago, place newscaster Chung at the center of a field of apocalyptic images, from military hardware to atomic mushrooms. The presentation, like the style of the paintings, is quasi-naive. In this exhibition Vallance included likenesses of Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale mounted on green cloth, in a piece made during Carter’s tenure in the White House; the painting itself is fairly nondescript, but along with portraits, Vallance displays correspondence asking for the two politicians’ signatures. Here context is all—people at the White

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