Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 9-11
In a town with such an active co-op and alternative art scene, you don't want to limit your gallery adventures to First Fridays -- because you'd miss out on a lot of great art, including shows opening this weekend. Keep reading for a trio of exhibits worth seeing.
Susan Goldstein, "Possibility," photography-based archival print.
See also: A Recognizable Disguise
Shebang: New Works by Kym Bloom
Zip 37 Gallery
May 9 through 25
Opening reception: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 9
Art doesn't have to be serious to be enjoyed, and Kym Bloom's signature pop-culture mosaics made from Chiclets and other candies are proof. Bright and affordable, they painlessly put a bit of pure fun on your wall in the shape of video-game icons and other bitmapped characters. Bloom will have a trove of new pieces for this member show at Zip 37, which also includes jewelry made from antique watch parts.
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