Sunday Arts The Ticket: Overlay

Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady
The Boston Globe
June 10, 2017
By Cate McQuaid

Galleries

OVERLAY Artist Xaviera Simmons spent time in the stacks at Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library, pulling voices and stories from cookbooks, travelogues, and other sources for this exhibition, which brings characters to life in photographs, sound, and video. Through July 1. Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 8 Garden St., Cambridge. 617-496-1153, www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2017-xaviera-simmons-exhibition

KIM FALER: YOU DON’T KNOW MY HORIZON Faler, who has a concurrent drawing show at LaMontagne Gallery, finds wonder in the ordinary, making sculptures by electroplating grapevines, painting porcelain with nail polish, and more. Through July 9. David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, 64 College St., Providence. 401-863-2932, www.brown.edu/campus-life/arts/bell-gallery/

ECHO Artist Azita Moradkhani curates a show of work by seven Iranian women who investigate how our environments shape us, within and without. Their art evokes tensions between past and present, trauma and sexuality, and myth and reality. Through July 8. Gallery Kayafas, 450 Harrison Ave. 617-482-0411, www.gallerykayafas.com

CATE McQUAID

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