The first major monograph on MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipient JosiahMcElheny. McElheny is a unique figure among artists of his generation: hisprimary medium is glass. Over the last 15 years he has created anextraordinary body of work exploring the relationship between art, history,and narrative. Known for his room-size installations of glass sculptures,the artist's work is as rich visually as it is conceptually. Withcontributions by some of the most important writers and scholarstoday(including curator and writer Louise Neri, art critic Dave Hickey, curator Helen Molesworth, and cosmologist David Weinberg) this is the mostcomprehensive consideration of the artist's work to date.