In 1965 Chuck Jones directed a swell animation short titled The Dot and the Line. The story is simple: a line (rigid and boring) falls hard for a hot dot, but she much prefers the undisciplined squiggle. Now
comes "Tender Is the Line" (April 17-June 6), featuring the work of
seven artists. The action, at the Portrait Society Gallery (207 E.
Buffalo St., Suite 526), concerns drawing, i.e., lines variously
configured into smooshes, twists, loops, smashes...