Ponder the near-monastic concentration of J.D. Perkin’s Little Boxer, Golden (Laura Russo Gallery) then click through the slideshow to preview more pieces from First Thursday.

Before you trot out to Gallery Row this evening, click through the slide show to sneak-preview a couple of our favorite fine artists!

Portland sculptor J.D. Perkin will show rustic boxer-inspired ceramic works at Laura Russo Gallery, while 1930s New York photographer Berenice Abbot’s gorgeous black-and-white cityscapes will be on view at Charles A. Hartman. If you’re looking for something a little more experimental, click here or scroll to the next article to read about Fourteen30 Contemporary’s plan to free artist Jordan Wayne Long from a crate he’s been locked inside for the last 7 days. Taken together, these selections bring multiple meanings to the old adage, “Think outside the box.”

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