[SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW] An Artful Season: Must-see gallery shows + art exhibits

Mary Reid Kelley's video exhibit is at the MFA this summer
Mary Reid Kelley’s video exhibit is at the ICA this summer

PLATFORM 12: Aaron Stephan ‘Secondhand Utopias’
Maine-based artist Stephan recreates iconic 20th century sculptures in this three-part installation.
July 10 -October 1
deCordova Sculpture Park
51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln
$14, $12 seniors, $10 students
decordova.org

‘An Enduring Vision’
A selection of photographs from the legendary Lane Collection, donated to the MFA last year by William and Saundra Lane, including the work of seminal modernist photographers like Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and more.
July 9 – March 30
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston
$25, 617-267-9300
mfa.org

Paintings by Katie James
Get off the beaten art path and check out this exhibit of paintings of vintage sewing machines at the indie JP gallery.
Opens July 11
Aviary Gallery
48 South St., Jamaica Plain
Free, 617-477-4728
aviarygallery.com

'Hippie Chic' brings the 60s + 70s to the MFA this summer.
‘Hippie Chic’ brings the 60s + 70s to the MFA this summer.

‘Hippie Chic’
A celebration of the fashion and vibrant cultural scene of the late ‘60s and early ’70s, this exhibit features about 50 ensembles and designs from that era, alongside vintage photographs.
July 16 – November 11
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston
$25, 617-267-9300
mfa.org

‘Steve Locke: There is No One Left to Blame’
The first major museum show for longtime Boston-based artist Steve Locke, this eclectic exhibit features small paintings of men sticking out their tongues, mounted on brightly decorated pedestals using metal pipes, along with larger scale neon paintings, and more.
July 31-Oct 27
Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave., Boston
$15, 617-478-3100
icaboston.org

‘Mary Reid Kelley’
Composed of live action and stop-motion animation, the South Carolina artist’s narrative videos are like Tim Burton shorts — but odder. Reid Kelley herself plays the main character or narrator in each.
July 31- October 27
Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave., Boston
$15, 617-478-3100
icaboston.org

‘She Who Tells a Story’
A photography exhibit featuring the pioneering work of twelve leading women photographers from Iran and the Arab world at large.
August 27 – January 12
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston
$25, 617-267-9300
mfa.org

'She Who Tells a Story' is at the MFA this summer.
‘She Who Tells a Story’ is at the MFA this summer.

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