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Top 10 New England Art Exhibits of 2010

Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
By GREG COOK  |  December 28, 2010

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• JOLLY GREEN GIANT
Although he's best known as the creator of Shrek!, "William Steig: Love & Laughter" at the Norman Rockwell Museum demonstrated the range of this artist's brilliance via more than 200 works from the 1950s to 2001. The late Boston kids'-book creator and New Yorker cartoonist took inspirations from Picasso, Freudian psychology, children's drawings, and fairy-tale fantasy and combined them with his own curmudgeonly humanism and talent for drawing funny to create one of the great 20th-century meditations on our everyday victories and stumbles.

SLIDESHOW:William Steig at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

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