• Jack Chevalier

    Linda Hodges Gallery

    As an artist and Vietnam veteran, Jack Chevalier has chosen not to use painting as a way of parading his tormented psyche, but has instead sought to build a precise and meaningful iconography through which to redeem and heal it. The intricate geometric abstractions he began working on ten years ago were a cross between the ascending chorus of decorative geometries in cathedral architecture and the colorful, earth-centered sand painting that Native Americans of the Southwest use in healing rituals. But all this careful rhyming and balance of color and shape seemed rather remote, as though the

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