Author: Christopher French

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Olafur Eliasson: Photographs

Olafur Eliasson seems to have been everywhere of late, using elemental forces and state changes (light to heat, wet to dry, water to vapor) to […]

Olafur Eliasson: Photographs

Tara Donovan: Haze

At first glance from a distance, Tara Donovan’s aptly titled installation appears to be nothing more than a slightly bulbous, cotton candy cloudscape intent on […]

Tara Donovan: Haze

James Rosenquist: A Retrospective

James Rosenquist, as portrayed in the retrospective exhibited jointly at the Menil Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is a remarkably uneven artist.

James Rosenquist: A Retrospective

Matthew Barney: Cremaster 3

Matthew Barney’s Cremaster series finale is a three-hour epic that will make you grit your teeth and drop your jaw — often in quick succession.

Matthew Barney: Cremaster 3

H.C. Westermann

H. C. Westermann’s life was a flamboyant bundle of contradictions, and his art is full of his life. “Every drawing I make is a portrait,” […]

H.C. Westermann

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

The marriage of obsessive craft to rote form in quilts usually sends me screaming from the room. Why then have I been back to see […]

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend