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The avaricious crowd and the hero drifting into a state of mindlessness hint at futility, but for good theater there could be suspense-raising emotional scenes before the mordant climax.
The new paintings, which recall the balky intensity of early American modernists like Dove and Hartley and hint at the wildness of a German like Nolde, but with a funky touch that's closer to Terry Winters, are close-up views of flowers against nonspecific backgrounds--variations on the theme of a single centered mass more or less filling the square or rectangle.