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Shadow and misty tones dance in intimate landscapes

By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / July 12, 2007

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Michael Porter's palette is thawing. A stay on Cape Ann in 2004 sparked the change. The British painter, whose landscapes turn a lens on the ground beneath his feet, had been making craggy, textured canvases in cool grays -- stone faces, artfully captured. A summer on the North Shore began to soften and green his work. He came back last ... (Full article: 926 words)

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