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Hannah Barrett’s Imaginarium
On Exhibit at Childs Gallery Boston
July 16th – September 5th

Hannah Barrett’s paintings imagine a colorful, absurdist world inhabited by eccentrics of ambiguous genders and time periods. As they sip tea in alpine drag, the characters of her Imaginarium play at perceived etiquettes and gender norms. With tongue-in-cheek nods to the past, Barrett combines dichotomous …

Hannah Barrett’s Imaginarium
On Exhibit at Childs Gallery Boston
July 16th – September 5th

Hannah Barrett’s paintings imagine a colorful, absurdist world inhabited by eccentrics of ambiguous genders and time periods. As they sip tea in alpine drag, the characters of her Imaginarium play at perceived etiquettes and gender norms. With tongue-in-cheek nods to the past, Barrett combines dichotomous oddities to create a whimsical atmosphere that is familiar and foreign, modern and retro, unsettling yet charming.

Drawing on works from the Rustics, Hunters’ Picnic, and The Secret Society series, …

Location

168 Newbury St.
Boston, MA, US
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 9am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday, 11am–5pm