artnet News | Blake Gopnik:
The Daily Pic: At Mary Boone, are Allan McCollum’s dinosaur bones stand-ins for what’s in store for us?
I’d always thought of the massed objects of Allan McCollum as being all about modernist seriality, and art collecting, and mechanical (or in his case, not) reproduction. But I hadn’t thought of them as being about scientific inventories until I saw his current installation at Mary Boone gallery in New York. It is called “Lost Objects,” and consists of 240 concrete castings made from dinosaur bones in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh… Read more