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Raine’s bold surrealist art displayed at Bechtel Center (1968)

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Raine’s deranged compositions of grotesque, mask-like faces and disembodied eyes also carry a feel of the genuine product. His figures emerge in heavy outline from an abstract-expressionistic weft of tiny brush strokes which create hairy textures in variagated color and mysterious spatial recesses.

His larger black and white paintings tend toward uncontrolled chaos, and his monsters evoke somewhat more humor than shock.

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