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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
Philip Jameson captures the cosmos
Philip Jameson, an 82-year-old retired radiologist in Providence, is one of the great living practitioners of one of the great traditions of American art — Ansel Adams's monumental, romantic style of landscape photography.
| November 16, 2012
‘Distillation’ at RIC; Salvatore Mancini at Candita Clayton
At first, the approaches of abstract painters Lisa Russell and Mary Bucci McCoy can appear opposite.
The purity of paint
| April 20, 2012
Exhibits worth buzzing about
After a couple of shaky years, 2011 saw the local gallery scene blossom again.
| December 23, 2011
‘NetWorks 2011’ is good — but it could be better
In 2008, local art collector Joseph Chazan partnered with the Newport Art Museum and AS220 to present the first "NetWorks" project.
| December 09, 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
Cai Guo-Qiang, “Sustainable Beauty,” and “Independents”
Cai Guo-Qiang has mounted his two big crocodiles at head height, where you can peer into their snapped open jaws lined with fangs.
| October 28, 2011
A British invasion and the local hall of fame
The art season follows the school year.
| September 16, 2011
Review: Leitzel and Billings at AS220; and ''Creative Collective''
In Marc Leitzel's sharply real scratchboard drawings in AS220's main gallery (115 Empire Street, Providence, through June 25), he depicts a tense moment between a couple in bed, a wind-blown woman wrapped in a cape, and a woman with tree branches and lea
Light and dark
| June 17, 2011
Review: ''New Mythologies'' at Candita Clayton Studio
Two years ago I wrote that someone needs to put together a big local survey of Xander Marro's art. As far as I can tell it still hasn't happened.
Prickly pop art
| May 06, 2011
Review: ''Four Thought'' at Candita Clayton Studio
During a heavy snowstorm in the early morning hours of January 12, a fire broke out in the second floor on the water side of the Edgewood Yacht Club on the Providence River in Cranston.
| April 08, 2011
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