Laylah Ali: Life of the mind

Laylah Ali’s drawing show, opening at the Decordova Museum today, features flat, seemingly naif drawings of costumed characters, layered with handwritten text. Random thought, overheard conversations and snippets of news stories create complex, enigmatic poem-like narratives. In the Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid visits Ali in her Williamstown, MA, studio. “A slender, striking woman with close-cropped … read more… “Laylah Ali: Life of the mind”

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In the Boston galleries: Fallah, Rydz, Hwangbo, and Laylah Ali

“Amir H. Fallah + Evelyn Rydz,” Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA. Through October 5. “Imi Hwangbo: The Portal Series / Laylah Ali: Note Drawings, 2006,” Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA. Through Oct. 16. In the Boston Globe gallery reviews, Cate McQuaid describes their artwork: “Both Amir Fallah’s paintings and the fort built in the gallery window … read more… “In the Boston galleries: Fallah, Rydz, Hwangbo, and Laylah Ali”

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