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  • Pipilotti Rist

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

    For her West Coast solo museum debut, Swiss video and installation artist Pipilotti Rist showed three works, including a brand-new one cocommissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Luxembourg’s Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean. Together they reveal not only the artist’s masterful visual sense and emphasis on female-centric images with a spiritual bent but also a recurrent theme of Christian ritual that never detracts from a notorious sense of serious play.

    Each of the three video installations seduces with its own version of Pop religiosity. Positioned in the lobby leading into

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