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Mia Brownell's 'Still Life With Villin Headpiece II'
Pears on a vine and helical strands of grapes coil and loop in Mia Brownell's "Still Life With Villin Headpiece II."
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Still lifes with a modern twist

Artist couples old-style touch, genetic images

By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / June 14, 2007

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In her show at Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Mia Brownell spins out a contemporary version of the old Dutch master s still lifes: The glistening grapes are there, as are the plump pears and round-bottomed plums. But these still lifes are anything but still. They whirl, float, and whipsaw through space, taking the forms of DNA helixes and chains ... (Full article: 852 words)

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