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Gallery features the avant-garde

John Fanning, co-owner of ellO Gallery, hangs a piece called 'Long Ride Off a Short Pier,' by Matt Serven, in his shop. He and John Winters are seeking out the unusual to display. John Fanning, co-owner of ellO Gallery, hangs a piece called "Long Ride Off a Short Pier," by Matt Serven, in his shop. He and John Winters are seeking out the unusual to display. (Lisa Poole for the Boston Globe)
By Tom Long
Globe Correspondent / October 7, 2007

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PORTSMOUTH - An image of a motorcycle hurtles across the bow of a 19th-century steamship in a framed assemblage. A vintage reel-to-reel tape recorder plays electronic music choreographed to a video display. A phalanx of black unicorns marches across the floor beneath an altar-like assemblage lit by electric Christmas candles. Edgy art has found a new home in the Port ... (Full article: 792 words)

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