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Plastics for thought

We visited the Massachusetts town of Northampton one recent spring Saturday, lunched at an Irish pub, shopped at a used CD shop and emporiums of unnecessary but interesting goods and took in the “Plastic Entanglements” exhibit at the Smith College Museum of Art.

I had low expectations of the art show, given its name, but was pleasantly surprised. 

An international array of artists transformed found plastic objects into fascinating sculptures and “paintings.” 

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