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Go & See: Tuesday 14 – Monday 20 January

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Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events, screenings, exhibitions, performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see:

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Monday January 13 — Friday February 14*


Four Footed Flower Bird

Maud Morgan Arts, A program of Agassiz Baldwin Community, 20A Sacramento Street, Cambridge
Violet Byrd, Another World: Objects and Images
Opening Reception: Thursday January 16
Free

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Thursday January 16 - Friday March 7*

Boston University, Sherman Gallery, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Susan Metrican: Wavy Panes
"Boston-based artist Susan Metrican will present a recent series of paintings that seek to bridge the gap between the surface of the eye and the surface of the object. More than simply exercises in optical effects, Metrican’s paintings use humor and play to explore qualities of painterly perception." [Source]
Opening Reception: Friday January 17, 6-8pm
Free

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Friday January 17 - Sunday February 23


Fito Segrera, Trans-Elemental

Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Collision 20: bilocate
Opening Reception: Friday, January 17
6-9pm / Free

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Tuesday January 21 — Saturday March 22*


Alejandro Cartagena, Car Poolers

Photographic Resource Center, PRC Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
2014 Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Awards
Opening Reception: Thursday February 13, 6-7:30pm
Suggested Donation: $3

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Tuesday January 21 - Sunday February 23*

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Bakalar Gallery, 20 Ames Street Building E15, Cambridge
List Projects: Kambui Olujimi
Free

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Thursday January 23 — Sunday March 30*


Cullen Washington Jr., Caped Crusader, 2011, acrylic paint, paper, tarp and canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

Boston University, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
Cullen Washington Jr.: The Land Before Words
"In his first solo exhibition in Boston, Cullen Washington Jr. presents large-scale paintings that employ strategies of collage and assemblage, incorporating found objects, discarded materials, and scraps from the studio floor. Washington’s unprimed and unstretched canvases, which he attaches directly to the wall and in some cases the floor, structure the formal language of abstraction through references to grids, patterns and internal rhythms." [Source]
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 23
6-8 pm / Free

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Paul Mpagi Sepuya, excerpts from Studio Wall, April 12, 2011. Courtesy of the artist.

Boston University, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
The Lightning Speed of the Present
"This group exhibition explores the ephemeral transformation of experience into histories, memories and narratives. The exhibition considers the transient nature of experience—individual and collective—and the multiple ways our various experiences are recorded, translated, interpreted, described, transcribed, fragmented and ultimately visualized through form and material. Featured artists include Ben Berlow, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Georgina Lewis, Danica Phelps, Jacolby Satterwhite, Sandrine Schaefer, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Rachel Perry Welty, and August Ventimiglia.
Performances:
"Accumulation is a series of performance events will take place every Wednesday at 7 pm during the exhibition. All evidence from the artists’ actions are left behind, challenging the following artists to incorporate these remnants into their own work. Any materials that come into the space remain until the exhibition closes." Created and curated by Sandrine Schaefer."
Wednesday January 29: Sandrine Schaefer
Wednesday February 5: Philip Fryer
Wednesday February 12: Kelly Hunter & Dan DeRosato
Wednesday February 19: Shannon Cochrane & Márcio Carvalho
Wednesday February 26: Shannon Cochrane & Márcio Carvalho
Wednesday March 5: Mehdi-Georges Lahlou
Wednesday March 19: Jeffery Byrd
Wednesday March 26: Creighton Baxter
Book Project:
"An auxiliary project of the exhibition, nine custom-printed books are produced for the exhibition’s nine artists. Composed of Wikipedia articles selected by the artists, these volumes shed light on the ideas and artifacts that they accumulate in their individual practices. Organized by Evan Smith."
[Sourced]

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