The acidly brilliant art historian Rosiland Krauss once described the mythic power of the grid in terms of its opposites. The grid is a cipher at once of materialism, science and logic as well as belief, illusion and fiction. It is the fount of sheer pragmatism, giving functional order to the hustle and roar of cities like New York and Chicago, and an imprimatur of the holy and infinite, as with the rarefied color scheme of Mondrian's paintings and the evanescence... More >>>