Curator's Key

John McCracken, “Red Pyramid” (1974)
 Photo: Chris Bliss

“...McCracken’s references to interdimensional portals and UFOs encouraged viewers to question what an art object is, how it can function or perform. McCracken stated that he wanted his works to be ‘terrifically physical and absolutely transcendental at the same time’...” 

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