German-born painter Udo Nöger was the man of the hour as Callan Contemporary held its first solo exhibition of the celebrated artist’s work. Now based in San Diego, Miami and Geneva, Nöger is known for his luminous abstract paintings. The show, “Sublime,” will be up through Dec. 18.

A passion for fashion

Admirers packed the opening of Ken Tate’s Decon+Dilemma show at the Steve Martin Fine Art Gallery on Julia Street. The collection of vivid paintings is inspired by fashion and photography.