Theater & art

Critic’s picks: Visual art

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum‘s “Tony Feher.”

David Wharton

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum‘s “Tony Feher.”

SHANGAA: ART OF TANZANIA A powerful, revelatory overview of art from Tanzania, both traditional and contemporary. Through Aug. 25. Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. 207-775-6148,

TONY FEHER A survey of brightly colored but minimal sculptures made from humble and everyday materials — glass jars, colored liquids in plastic bottles, and so on. Pictured: “Just So.” Through Sept. 15. DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln. 781-259-8355.


A bold, all-embracing survey of the figure of the dandy over 200 years, from Oscar Wilde to Sebastian Horsley. The show includes clothing, photographs, paintings, and caricatures. Through Aug. 18. RISD Museum, Providence. 401-454-6500,

WINSLOW HOMER: MAKING ART, MAKING HISTORY Highlights from the greatest collection of Homer’s work privately assembled after the artist’s death, now in the permanent collection of the Clark Art Institute. The show includes 11 paintings, 18 watercolors, and dozens of wood engravings, etchings, lithographs, and drawings. Through Sept. 8. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 413-458-2303, www.clarkart.eduSEBASTIAN SMEE

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