• Anne And Patrick Poirier

    Storm King Art Center

    While the various pieces in Anne and Patrick Poirier’s recent installation stood out on their own, there was a strong sense of cumulative vision expressed in the ensemble. Entitled “Wandering into Memory,” it continued the artists’ investigation of and preoccupation with the idea and syntax of classicism. Theirs is an ongoing effort to understand the classical as a precedent and to assess its potency as a language and contemporary symbol. It is a grand obsession that produces occasionally erratic results. At times their powers of interpretation, modulation, and transformation of this stringent

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