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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
By GREG COOK  |  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’
By GREG COOK  |  July 06, 2012
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‘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
By GREG COOK  |  March 02, 2012
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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
By GREG COOK  |  December 30, 2011

Exhibits worth buzzing about

After a couple of shaky years, 2011 saw the local gallery scene blossom again.
Vivid visions
By GREG COOK  |  December 23, 2011
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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
By GREG COOK  |  November 04, 2011


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A British invasion and the local hall of fame

The art season follows the school year.
Autumn offerings
By GREG COOK  |  September 16, 2011
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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
By GREG COOK  |  June 03, 2011
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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
Lasting impressions
By GREG COOK  |  February 25, 2011
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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"
By GREG COOK  |  December 31, 2010
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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
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By GREG COOK  |  November 12, 2010