Shelli Markee

Shelli Markee draws in cold-fused steel. Her flock of wire birds crowds the airspace at Fancy with fat bellies, fringed wings, and delicate beaks. The outlines are in thicker wire, with the details in a finer gauge. One bird has the familiar profile of a crow, while another wears the longer beak of a tern. “They’re not one particular kind of bird,” Markee told me. “They’re my bird.” Her sculptures transform a scribbled rendering of feathers and flight into a few clean lines. (Closed Mon.-Tues.) ADRIANA GRANT

March 25-April 9, 11 a.m., 2009

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