"The House of Oracles," on exhibition through January 16 at the Walker Art Center, is a retrospective devoted to Chinese-born French artist Huang Yong Ping. It's a big show about big ideas containing similarly sized works of art--a life-sized elephant, an enormous gourd, an imposing model of the former British Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation made out of sand (a sand bank, hee hee). It's one of the Walker's best shows in quite a while, and the sort of thing that one wants to talk about at greater length than the walk to the... More >>>