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Lowbrow wave on a highbrow shore

Spawned in Calif., art movement finds a local home

Michael Lehman's painting ''Ickey Mouse'' on display at Space 242, one of the first commercial galleries in Boston to show lowbrow art. Michael Lehman's painting ''Ickey Mouse'' on display at Space 242, one of the first commercial galleries in Boston to show lowbrow art. (Wiqan Ang for The Boston Globe)
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / June 7, 2009

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There's no wine at a Space 242 art opening. Just beer on tap. A young woman at the door checks IDs. Rock music - David Bowie, the Ramones, the Vaselines - blares in the background. A burly brown dog wanders amiably through a crowd of people mostly in their 20s and 30s. (Full article: 1215 words)

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