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By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / August 7, 2012
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This painting by Hyman Bloom (1913-2009), one of the most compelling artists to have emerged from Boston in the 20th century, and it hangs in the Worcester Art Museum. Painted in 1952, it shows a human body with its viscera exposed, but expresses Bloom’s spiritualism.

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The Hull

by Hyman Bloom

At: Worcester Art Museum, Worcester. 508-799-4406, www.worcesterart.org