• Christopher Wilmarth

    Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums

    Christopher Wilmarth (1943–87) is best known for his spare and sensuous sheets of etched plate glass and steel, sculpted in a style described by Donald Kuspit in these pages as “expressive Minimalism.” This show of fifty-eight drawings, sketchbooks, paper and card maquettes, and technical-specification sheets is the first to examine the artist’s practice through his career-long reliance on drawing. Dotted with quotations from the artist’s private papers, this exhibition demonstrates that Wilmarth was a romantic soul who moved as fluidly between drawing and sculpture as he did between reality

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