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What’s a drawing anyway?

“Drawing the Line: 20th Drawing Show,” selected by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Artists include Cree Bruins, Lana Z. Caplan, Matthew Cleary, Mark Epstein, Gonzalo Fuenmayor, A. Jacob Galle, Jenine Haard, Robert Hernandez, Annie Heisey, Yasemin Kackar-Demirel, Jason La Croix, Jeffrey Marshall, Lior […]

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Ellsworth Kelly film arrives in Boston

“Ellsworth Kelly: Fragments,” produced by Edgar B. Howard and Jo Carole Lauder, directed by Edgar B. Howard and Tom Piper. Distributed by Checkerboard Film Foundation. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Showing Dec. 13, 16, 19, 22, 29. Since the beginning of his career, Kelly’s emphasis on pure form and […]

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Kurt Kauper: Working from (someone else’s) life

“Kurt Kauper: Everybody Knew That Canadians Were The Best Hockey Players,” Deitch Projects, New York, NY. Through December 15, 2007. Kurt Kauper presents nude portraits of old Boston Bruins hockey stars in a show at Deitch Projects. Last week in the NYTimes Art in Review column, Karen Rosenberg reported that […]

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Inside Dave Muller’s head

“Dave Muller: As Below, So Above,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA. Through October 12, 2008. The exhibition incorporates a wall-sized, diagrammatic timeline of chart-topping rock hits�found in Reebee Garofalo and Steve Chapple�s 1977 book Rock �n� Roll Is Here to Pay�with an iPod shuffle-like radio station created by Muller […]

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In Boston: Hannah Barrett and Sharon Horvath

“Hannah Barrett: The Secret Society,” Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA. Through Oct. 30. “Sharon Horvath: Paintings and Drawings,” Victoria Munroe Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Through Oct. 31. Sharon Horvath’s new series of densely layered line paintings at Victoria Munroe Fine Art is made with dispersed pigment and polymer on canvas. […]

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Jay DeFeo, after “The Rose”

“Jay DeFeo, Applaud the Black Fact ” Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA. Through Oct.27. “Only by chancing the ridiculous, can I hope for the sublime.” said Jay DeFeo in a 1959 Museum of Modern Art catalogue statement. “Only by discovering that which is true within myself, can I hope to be […]

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Gladys Buchs retrospective in Beverly

“Gladys Buchs: A Retrospective,” curated by Tina Buchs. Redbrick Beverly, Beverly, MA. Through Sept. 9. In the Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid reminds us of lifelong painter Gladys Buchs: “Chances are you haven’t heard of Gladys Buchs. At her artistic height, she exhibited alongside Morris Louis and Kenneth Noland in the […]

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Provincetown pigment

“Eric Aho, Peter Hutchinson, Peik Larsen, Sarah Lutz,” DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Through Sept. 16. “Tabitha Vevers: Eden,” artSTRAND, Provincetown, MA. Through Sept. 12. Cate McQuaid reports in the Boston Globe: “Aho is a master of tone and texture. In ‘Truro Beach,’ his loose, broad brush strokes brawl into one […]