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John Frame at the Huntington Library

By Peter Clothier Tue, May 24, 2011 | Original article is here

John Frame at the Huntington Library

Three Fragments of a Lost Tale: Sculpture and Story is an adventure for us viewers, as for the artist, whose journey continues as his vision evolves. Through June 27.

So what are we to make of this endlessly fascinating work-in-progress, Three Fragments of a Lost Tale: Sculpture and Story by John Frame, currently on view at the Huntington Library in San Marino? It’s part puppetry, part kinetic sculpture; part grand opera, part grand guignol; part medieval morality play, part post-Armageddon futuristic narrative; part fairy tale, part visionary quest; part Luddite hand-carving and stitchery, part hi-tech animated movie.  (Read More Here.)