Museum-quality work at Lenox's 4 for Art gallery
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Museum-quality work at Lenox’s 4 for Art gallery

Jane Kasten, Akkie Martens and Ute Stebich are the partners who run 4 for Art. "Basically, we have all have the same eye," Martens said. When: Through July 12; gallery hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and by appointment (413-298-3848) Information: 413-637-6999; LENOX — Many galleries specialize in a particular art form: painting, sculpture, photography. Not so at 4 for Art, where the owners of the Lenox gallery prefer to let a standard guide their eclectic selections: "museum-quality." "We’re really showing art, not decoration," Ute Stebich said during a Tuesday interview at the Church Street business with her partners, Jane Kasten and Akkie Martens. The easiest way to meet that lofty standard is to, well, show pieces by artists who have work in museum collections, and 4 for Art has no shortage of those. Among others, the gallery features the glass work of Pittsfield native Tom Patti, whose art resides in the collections at Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Louvre Museum in Paris; the textile creations of Dorothy Caldwell, who has pieces at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; and the safety pin feats of Tamiko Kawata, who […]

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