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Potato Chips for Dinner: Poems 1984-2004
Gary Duehr, 2004

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Winter Light
Gary Duehr (Four Way Books, 1999)

Beautiful Bullets
Gary Duehr (Cobble Hill Books, 2003)

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Where Everyone Is Going To
Gary Duehr (St. Andrews College Press, 1999)


Gary Duehr is a poet and artist living in Somerville.

In 2003 Duehr received an Artist Grant in photography from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and his work has been featured in exhibitions including "Momentary Monuments" at Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA; "Introductions" at Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA; "Drawing Conclusions" at New York Arts, New York, NY; "New England Photographers" at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; "Attitudes" at SKC Gallery, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; and "V International Digital Art Exhibition" at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba. Past awards include grants from the LEF Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Recently he was awarded a public art grant from the Visible Republic program of New England Foundation for the Arts, and a commission from the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority) to design a permanent photo installation for the new Silver Line depot at South Station, which opened in 2004.

Duehr is codirector of the Invisible Cities Group, which creates "large-scale urban detours" combining performance, poetry, and installations of visual art. He reviews photography for Art New England, and has written about the arts for journals including Art on Paper, Communication Arts, Frieze, and Public Culture. Currently he manages Bromfield Art Gallery in Boston's South End.

Opening Reception: 6 August 6 2005, 6-9 p.m., "Compulsive Expressions"
Featuring a broad inventory of compulsive work from 14 artists across the nation...
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