The Christian Imagination - William Dyrness
The Christian Imagination
by William Dyrness
There is creation in the eye - William Wordsworth
A few years ago at the Carnegie International Exhibition in New York, French conceptualist artist Christian Boltanski mounted an installation in the form of a basement room. There were dozens of shelves lined with identical plain paper boxes, each bearing the name of one of the artists who had appeared in one of the previous fifty Carnegie exhibits. There they were—the famous and the forgotten, the dead and the living—all lined up together.