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Beauty in a mad world

`Gardens' installation balances the enticingand the unnerving

By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / July 20, 2006

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A large flower hangs in the entryway to Carlotta Carzaniga's exhibition ``The Gardens of Madness" at Genovese/Sullivan Gallery. Its voluptuous petals unfurl in fine, knitted wire. The stamen, made from red beads, glints at the center, and gauze floats around it like morning dew on spider webs. It's finely made, lushly sensual, and enticing -- except that it's almost all ... (Full article: 870 words)

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