This is the 35th year Barrett Art Center has mounted the "New Directions" exhibit, tapping Akili Tommasino, associate curator, Modern & Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, to select the work. Tommasino selected 34 artists from a broad range of artworks, including painting, photography, sculpture, textile, video and works in hybrid mediums.
New Directions is a premier national exhibition of contemporary art. Artists are encouraged to submit works that provide a juxtaposition of traditional styles and cutting-edge practices in all 2D media, 3D sculpture, video, and installation.
Now in its 35th year, New Directions brings contemporary art to an atypical venue - the intimate galleries of Barrett Art Center’s 1840s Greek Revival townhouse. Former domestic spaces remodeled as galleries create a visually-compelling setting for contemporary and cutting-edge work.
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