Meat Is Murder? And other thoughts on the subject …

Sun. July 20

Last day! Heide Hatry is not the sort of artist or curator to shy away from images that might cause a bit of discomfit. (You can visit her at www.heidehatry.com.) And the exhibit, up now through July 20, at Pierre Menard Gallery in Cambridge is one of them. IMeat After Meat Joy Exhibitt's called "Meat After Meat Joy," forcing us into our corner of hypocrisy by stating, once again, "In our heart, we're a vegan; in reality, we're a carnivore." A long time ago, recognizing this, we stayed away from documentaries like Frederick Wiseman's "Meat." So, we're going to have to muster up a bit of courage to head to the Menard Gallery, which features the work of 10 contemporary artists who use meat in their work. Raw meat, the concept of meat, its symbolism and viscera … 

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