Artists Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz’s Snow Globes…OF HORROR!

Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz’s Traveler CLXXXI (2007).Courtesy of George Adams Gallery

Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz create decidedly non-gaudy snow globes — not cheesy souvenirs, but glistening spheres unfolding with macabre familial scenes in which delicate adults are exposed in moments of terror. Given the state of book sales these days, we’re thinking a reissue of The Ice Storm packaged with one of these could fare well, a classy twist on those junky promotional bobbleheads. See the snow globes and other chilly art at the George Adams Gallery through August 15. —Emma Pearse