Art: Haunted House

Painter John Paul Jones has a mind like a haunted house—and a house of marvels it is. In it, people of all shapes from heaven knows what time or place materialize in room after room. In his current one-man show at Los Angeles' Felix Landau Gallery (see color), he has heads and figures that seem to hover indecisively between existence and nonexistence. His sculptured heads achieve somewhat the same feeling by looking as if they had been buried for a while and had then decided to rejoin the world. Jones, who is an associate professor of art at U.C.L.A., seems to...

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