This is when Drexler was at her best. The colors are misfits, the space doesn't lie in proper order and the drawing borders on wackiness. Yet there is joy in the work, and trust that things are all right as they are. The sense from this show is that this feeling wasn't always part of her life.
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LYNNE DREXLER: PAINTER | through March 1 | at the Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland | 207.775.6148
: Museum And Gallery
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