1959-12 In the Galleries

Republished by Jean Jarvaise on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:12 PM in Article Archives 1940s to 1970s in Article Archives 1940s to 1970s

Art Association Hangs Work by Young Group

Los Angeles Times, December 12th, 1959

1959-12 In the Galleries Abstract Expressionist Jarvaise

Catching artists young and gambling on their futures has Mary long been a favorite (and occasionally profitable) sport for art Also shown are many of that, collectors. Currently the· Los fine reproductions of masters Los Angeles Art Association, 2425 paintings for which this east Wilshire Blvd., which has start- ed many aspirants toward reputations, is exhibiting paintings by eight younger people of this region to Dec. 15. Average age of seven of them is 27 years. The eighth gave no birth date. Actually most of these painters have placed in large juried shows and some have won awards. Our choices for those furthest along towards establishing definite artistic personality are Bentley Schaad, offering finely painted still lifes, and Jam e s Jarvaise, with rich-colored abstracts. The others, all showing some talent, are Jean Buckley, Robert C. Wilson, Paul Yakavenko, Ray· mond Kubachi, Norman Sinclair and Sue Lautmann. ' ' Japanese VVood Blocks Thirty-five contemporary and - 11 old Japanese color wood block ' prints are on view in City Hall ' Tower through Friday. They are from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Maxwell of this city and 29 of the prints by present-day artists have been presented by the Maxwells to l the Municipal Art Department. In general, the contemporaries , carryon the tradition estab. lished in the 18th and 19th cen- tury in the classic actor and landscape prints, with some infusion of European impressionism. Urushibara, Shinsei Ito and Hasui Kawa'se are notable among , the later printmakers. Amon'g earlier figures are Haronobu and Hiroshige. The exhibit is open free Monday through next Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I Chri~tm8!l E:xhiblt A Christmas exhibition Is cur- I rent at Raymond & Raymond ' 522 Beverly Blvd., Beverly Hills Dec 1st 'through Dec. 31. It included paintings, prints and sculpture by Alexander Canedo, Patri