Line Backers

This summer Scottsdale of Museum of Contemporary Art has presented a collection of works that inspire viewers to consider an oft-overlooked artistic building block. The line is a versatile yet inescapable element that, frankly, doesn't get its due. Until recently, that is.

With pieces from SMoCA's permanent collection, “Linear Thinking” explores how artists, including photographer Mark Klett and painter Deb Sokolow, have employed lines to create vastly different works.

Line up to see the show before it closes at 7374 East Second Street on Sunday, August 24. Hours that day are noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. Visit or call 480-874-4666.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Sundays, 12-5 p.m.; Thursdays-Saturdays, 12-9 p.m. Starts: Aug. 12. Continues through Aug. 24, 2014
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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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