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Tommy (left) and Doug (right) Reyes make sure a piece from Jennifer Murray's series "Home" is level and at a standard gallery height of 60 inches at the middle of the piece. "It's both an art and a science," Doug says. "There are the technicalities of hanging the work, but then there's an art to making it look good."

Behind the Scenes: Gallery 19 celebrates first year

by Brittany Nims
March 18, 2014

Gallery 19, a 600-square-foot modernist art space in Ravenswood, celebrated its one-year anniversary with its seventh show of the season on March 14. The show featured work by artists Patrick Manning, Jennifer Murray and Nicole White. Owner Tommy Reyes gives us a behind-the-scenes look at opening a new show.