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‘Between You and Me’ is a portrait of two portraitists

So much flows between self and other, painter and subject, and even individual and collective in “Between You and Me” at LaMontagne Gallery.

The show features work by Boston-area portraitists Isabelle Higgins, a self-portraitist, and Barbara Ishikura, who depicts friends and family. Their portraits share high-keyed palettes; graphic depictions that echo the punch and pathos of Alice Neel; and patterns and accents that make scenes hustle and jump, à la Henri Matisse.

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