Slideshow: 'Seductive Subversion' at Tufts, '24/7' at DeCordova

Women and Welty
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 10, 2011

Dorothy Grebenak, Hall of Fame (Babe Ruth Baseball Cards) | 1964 | "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968" | Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford
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  • Alternative universe
    In the 1930s and '40s, Boston painters developed a moody, mythic realism. They mixed social satire with depictions of street scenes, Biblical scenes, and mystical symbolic narratives, all of it darkened by the shadow of the Great Depression and World War II.
  • A walk on the wild side
    Everyone looks so weary in Howard Yezerski Gallery's gritty documentary photos of Boston's dear departed Combat Zone from 1969 to 1978. The year's still young, but this glimpse into our past from Roswell Angier, Jerry Berndt, and John Goodman may be one of the best shows of 2010.
  • Power plays
    Some weeks back, I got to listen to Brown University archæology professor Stephen Houston pronounce the throaty, staccato sounds of Maya hieroglyphs carved across a six-foot-wide limestone panel.
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