Artist Pamela Reynolds at the South End Open Studios 2009
Oddness abounds here: In front of me, a Sherlock Holmes-style Victorian
gentleman's top hat is disintegrating into a cacophony of dashes and
white birds; nearby, a pop icon weeps tears of cadmium-red oil paint,
presumably because the word "sin" is emblazoned over her chest.
Elsewhere, I find a flock of gauze and feather hats more suited to The Great Gatsby than the 21st century. So begins open-studio season in the South End.
Read on for a full recap of the 2009 South End Open Studios, plus a roundup of upcoming open studios in Boston.