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These 10 exhibits will open your eyes
In March, the RISD Museum dusts off its two millennia-old mummy of a priest named Nesmin as part of "Made for Eternity" (March 15 to November 17), a small showcase of the institution's Egyptian treasures.
Strange and wondrous
| December 28, 2012
Walter Addison’s artistic menagerie at Cade Tompkins Projects
Walter Addison's paintings transport you back in time, to the jazzy hopping New York of the years bookending World War II.
Call of the ‘wild’
| July 06, 2012
‘Hunters and Gatherers’ at Cade Tompkins Projects
The subject of the 10-artist survey "Hunters and Gatherers" at Cade Tompkins Projects (198 Hope Street, Providence, through March 31) is building art from recycled scraps.
Eye of the beholder
| March 02, 2012
Shows worth seeing in the new year
From centuries-old Taoist visions to the ways technology can channel emotions, local exhibits this winter prompt comparisons between then and now.
Eyes wide open
| December 30, 2011
Exhibits worth buzzing about
After a couple of shaky years, 2011 saw the local gallery scene blossom again.
| December 23, 2011
Buonaccorsi + Agniel opens its doors with “Yes!”
Providence is one of the most fertile art-making communities anywhere, but commercial galleries showcasing groundbreaking art made here — the art that defines the future — struggle to stay in existence.
An artistic revival
| November 04, 2011
A British invasion and the local hall of fame
The art season follows the school year.
| September 16, 2011
Review: ''Conversations'' at West Side Arts; plus, Tayo Heuser
William Schaff's art is full of bloody warmongers, flaming demons, terminally ill patients, ecstatic saints, and drunks vomiting up heaps of emaciated bodies.
Darkness and light
| June 03, 2011
Review: The eye-popping vitality of 'Printed in Providence'
Providence printmaking continues to be the primary representative of the city's art in books from Street World (2007) to Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today (2009) to the Museum of Modern Art's Modern Women (2010). It's a printmakin
| February 25, 2011
Museums and Galleries preview: Looking ahead
In November, incoming Speaker of the House John Boehner and fellow Republicans called for the Smithsonian to shutter its National Portrait Gallery show surveying gay identity in a century of art.
Marianetti, Sharlin, Schnitt, and "Feminism Now"
| December 31, 2010
Review: New work by C.W. Roelle and Nick Hollibaugh
C.W. Roelle of Providence twists black wire into dazzling optical illusion magic tricks resembling pen drawings whose lines have wandered off pages and into the air. His show "Lamp Lit" at Craftland (235 Westminster Street, Providence, through November
Wire and wood
| November 12, 2010
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