Jim McAllister paints pictures of pleasant pictures. In Sultriest Surrounds Subsides at Richard Telles gallery, he has painted an image of a flower garden over a smart pattern of purple and pink. If Gleaming Summer Spent is all pink and glowing orange, with a still life of vases stacked on top of an expanse of triangles that's superimposed over tangerine-colored flora. In McAllister's world, sounds, colors, styles and shapes trump everything else and you get so swept up in the details you forget there's a bigger picture.

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