In Review: Face of the World

Michael Fallon on Anastylosis: Drawings by Mary Griep, at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Mary Griep’s work begins with wishfulness. The title of this exhibition, "Anastylosis," is a reconstruction technique in which a ruined archeological monument is restored after careful study, using original architectural elements whenever possible as well as supposition and guesswork when necessary. […]

In Review: In the Realm of the Senses

Fieldwork… What is it we want from fieldwork or a field of view? Beth Dow prunes the romantic notion of the artist-above-nature with the punctum of an enlightened gardener. Despite straightforward appearances, her work teems with history and philosophy in a comforting, meditative way, like gardens of the sublime domesticated and available for personal consultation. […]