L.A. Weekly 2002 “Pick Of The Week” – Peter Frank

L.A. Weekly 2002 “Pick Of The Week” – Peter Frank

In his L.A. Weekly “Pick Of The Week” article Peter Frank writes about Alex Stenzel’s work: Gesture, composition, form and color contrast, collage, all those modernist factors that just won’t go away. Despite certain excesses, or perhaps because of them, Stenzel shows why, and how, such issues of planar abstraction still matter. Make it lively, make it unpredictable(Stenzel is willing to risk, although not abandon, pictorial coherence for pictorial surprise), make it move, and we stay engaged.

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