Published by Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California in conjunction with a traveling museum exhibition “The Jabberwoky and the Gorilla in the Corner” by Dave Hickey “Why An Introspective:” an interview between Selma Holo and the artist Afterword by Dr. Louis Zona

Accompanying a survey exhibition of the artist’s abstract paintings over 30 years including images of works from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s.  Dr. Zona writes:  Peter Plagens, the painter, invents a visual universe that appears to be filled with the unanswerable; he welcomes dissonance and cleverly incorporates it and instructs us on how pure form can become animate and seemingly electrify pictorial space.

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