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Sarah Cascone, Artnet News, June 6, 2022

“François Bucher: You Are (It Is) A Distorted Projection from a Single Light” at Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York. 


For his second show at Cristin Tierney, François Bucher presents a series of new acrylic light boxes that use PET plastic and polarized film to refract a ray of light in two different directions, creating images that seem to float in space. This strange light phenomenon is called birefringence, and the resulting abstract images recall gravitational waves.