Birth of a museum

By KEN GREENLEAF  |  March 3, 2010

This is an excellent show, despite the transitory nature of its surroundings. The selection of works certainly spirals around the theme, and the associations one makes passing from one artist to another help smooth out the unevennesses that are characteristic of a group show this big. It remains to be seen if its organizers can pull off the amazing feat of starting a museum, but I hope they can.

Ken Greenleaf's wife, Dozier Bell, has several pieces in this show. Ken can be reached at ken.greenleaf@gmail.com.

"SACRED AND PROFANE: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER" | through April 24 | at Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art, One Harbor Place, Portsmouth, New Hampshire | Wed-Sun, noon-4 pm | 603.436.0332

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