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Galleries

A see change in 2008

New owners, outlets, artists brought fresh color to Boston

Cristina Toro's ''In My Room'' was shown in Boston this year. Cristina Toro's ''In My Room'' was shown in Boston this year. (Courtesy of the artist and LaMontagne Gallery)
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / December 24, 2008

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It's been a seismic year for Boston art galleries. More than a dozen commercial galleries moved, closed, or changed hands in 2008, precipitated by the flagging economy, rent hikes, the ending of several multiyear leases, and other factors. The dust is still settling from all the changes. (Full article: 774 words)

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