CAM executive director Gab Smith walks through the exhibition “Painting the Roses Red” by painter Margaret Bowland on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at CAM Raleigh. "Dust Up" (left) and "Tangled Up in Blue" (right, featuring curator Dexter Wimberly and his son as subjects) are part of a series of large-scale paintings by Bowland on exhibit through June 17, 2018.
CAM executive director Gab Smith walks through the exhibition “Painting the Roses Red” by painter Margaret Bowland on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at CAM Raleigh. "Dust Up" (left) and "Tangled Up in Blue" (right, featuring curator Dexter Wimberly and his son as subjects) are part of a series of large-scale paintings by Bowland on exhibit through June 17, 2018. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
CAM executive director Gab Smith walks through the exhibition “Painting the Roses Red” by painter Margaret Bowland on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at CAM Raleigh. "Dust Up" (left) and "Tangled Up in Blue" (right, featuring curator Dexter Wimberly and his son as subjects) are part of a series of large-scale paintings by Bowland on exhibit through June 17, 2018. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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