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Theater & art

Art Review

‘Jane Lund: Home Body’ at Danforth Museum

FRAMINGHAM — Every now and then you see work so odd, so arresting, so simultaneously awful and wonderful, that you feel your critical criteria, like the skin of a relocated chameleon, changing color in its presence.

Jane Lund’s “Home Body” is a series of small, brightly colored and fiendishly detailed works hanging in a chapel-like gallery at the Danforth Museum of Art through Dec. 16. When I first saw these watercolor constructions, they brought on precisely this reptilian reaction in me. By the time I saw them again, a few days later, my eyes finally allowed themselves an occasional blink, and I no longer needed winning over.

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