reviews

  • Larry Jens Anderson

    Callonwolde Fine Arts Center

    Larry Jens Anderson’s recent work balances a century of the clichés of the classroom on the edge of their common conformism. The key to the works in this show, all from 1986, was Golden Triangle, in which a photograph of a pair of the Parthenon’s sculptures is collaged into a drawn triangle, as if the sculptures had been reinserted into the pediment from which Lord Elgin removed them. The craft element of art school instruction is brought into play by the prominence in the piece of Anderson’s handmade paper, and the whole period of late Modernist formalism is recalled by the major abstract motif,

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  • Larry Jens Anderson

    Callonwolde Fine Arts Center

    Larry Jens Anderson’s recent work balances a century of the clichés of the classroom on the edge of their common conformism. The key to the works in this show, all from 1986, was Golden Triangle, in which a photograph of a pair of the Parthenon’s sculptures is collaged into a drawn triangle, as if the sculptures had been reinserted into the pediment from which Lord Elgin removed them. The craft element of art school instruction is brought into play by the prominence in the piece of Anderson’s handmade paper, and the whole period of late Modernist formalism is recalled by the major abstract motif,

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