Anne Ellegood


1 “Ree Morton: At the Still Point of the Turning World” (Drawing Center, New York) This large gathering of Morton’s drawings (curated by João Ribas) is a revelation. In her short career, the artist gracefully moved from abstract repeated systems, through mapping her children’s games, to joyful combinations of botanical drawings and wordplay from the mid-1970s, just before her untimely death. But in the intimate space of the Drawing Center, the real stars were works that hovered between two dimensions and three: the relatively obscure Wood Drawings from 1971, small constructions that foreshadowed more substantial sculptures to come. A tantalizing appetizer for the upcoming retrospective organized by Helen Molesworth for the Harvard University Art Museums.

2 “The Quick and the Dead” (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis) Examinations of the legacy of Conceptual art often privilege idea

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