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2016 Winner: Gallery Kayafas

There’s always something new to discover at this South End gallery, from the identical triplet artists of Triiibe’s double take-inducing photos to the unsettling images that wait within layers of lace in Azita Moradkhani’s delicate drawings of lingerie. Owner Arlette Kayafas taps diverse talent, most with local ties, and focuses on contemporary photography—which she’s collected for nearly five decades—with some fascinating detours, like a recent show featuring innovative 3-D-printed pieces by Cambridge’s Mags Harries. And her keen eye extends beyond the gallery walls to Out of the Frame, an online exhibition space that offers a platform for emerging artists. 

Gallery Kayafas

450 Harrison Ave. #37, Boston • (617) 482-0411

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