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Leica Gallery Boston Presents Darker Than Blue from Grammy-Nominated Artist and Photographer Mathieu Bitton

Leica Gallery Boston Presents Darker Than Blue from Grammy-Nominated Artist and Photographer Mathieu Bitton
Candid black-and-white exhibit features images from Bitton’s world travels as well as famous “Hand Portraits," echoing the artist’s spontaneous photography. Leica Gallery Boston is proud to present the East Coast premiere of Mathieu Bitton’s photo exhibition, Darker Than Blue. The collection will debut on March 9, 2017 with an opening reception from 6-9pm, and be available for public viewing from March 9 – April 30, 2017.
Bitton, who shot the photographs almost exclusively with his Leica Monochrom Typ 246, sought to capture natural-feeling, unguarded snapshots. “My objective was to show the profound beauty in these very real, everyday moments,” Bitton explains. This contrast is central to Bitton’s Hand Portraits, in which he focuses on his subjects’ hands to illustrate their uniqueness. One snapshot from this series shows Quincy Jones wearing Frank Sinatra’s pinky ring – beari…

KIM SOBEL - Walking the Wall

KIM SOBEL Walking the Wall M Fine Arts is pleased to announce an exciting exhibition featuring Kim Sobel’s colorful cutout works. These vibrant contemporary installations will transport you into another space entirely. This fantastic exhibition will be on display at 
M Fine Arts until March 3, 2017. Sobel creates paintings using expressive marks and colors in order to make sense of the work. Her paintings move outside of the canvas and include cutouts and mix media installation pieces. Sobel states that, “A painting is inanimate, but I want it to live and breathe.” This statement is apparent as immediately as the viewer steps into the space her works occupy. Kim Sobel, Cutouts, Mixed Media
Sobel received her MFA from Hunter college and has spent time lecturing and teaching while pursuing her studio practice. She has taught at schools including The New School in New York and Manchester Community College. She has received many prestigious awards and fellowships over her career
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at Peabody Essex Museum

Shoes: Pleasure and PainOn view until March 12, 2017 Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology creating the possibility of ever higher heels and dramatic shapes. Examples from famous shoe collectors are shown alongside a dazzling range of historic shoes, many of which have not been displayed before. The exhibition is organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Peabody Essex Museum  East India Square
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970-3783 USA http://www.pem.org Carolyn and Peter S. Lynch and The Lynch Foundation 
provided generous support. The East India Marine Associates 
of the Peabody Essex Museum provided additional support.  Media Partners:


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