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John Largaespada's "Waterhouse."

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Visual arts spotlight: Unseen Travels

  • October 11, 2012 - 2:35 PM
Reception Friday: Never one to let reality stand in the way of a good photo, John Largaespada takes off for the wilderness of Olympic National Park, New York City and parts between. Naturally, the landscapes he snaps (and digitally composes) are a little torqued because that's just the way the world streams through his (un)consciousness. His subjects -- a forest stump growing amid English-garden flowers, a woodland stream burbling through a meadow garden, black birds with Halloween feet, a woman crouching by her "Waterhouse" -- show signs of (ab)normalcy. But don't believe what you read. Believe (or not) what you see. (Opening 5:30-9 p.m. Fri., free. Traffic Zone Gallery, 250 3rd Av. N., Mpls. Ends Nov. 16, free. www.trafficzoneart.com.)

MARY ABBE

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