Fascinating Art at Sharon Library

David James Valyou’s show at Sharon’s Hotchkiss Library comes into focus with extended viewing. His work is varied in medium, style and subject, and much of it requires looking until a click of recognition occurs. Suddenly you understand.

Valyou is a fascinating artist, both serious and whimsical in various pieces, and much of his best work is traditional, even if it is painted on found wood and includes objects that inform both subject and shape.

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