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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
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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.
Monumental imagery
By GREG COOK  |  November 16, 2012
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‘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
By GREG COOK  |  April 20, 2012

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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‘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.
Incomplete picture
By GREG COOK  |  December 09, 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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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.
Quick impressions
By GREG COOK  |  October 28, 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: 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
By GREG COOK  |  June 17, 2011
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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
By GREG COOK  |  May 06, 2011
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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.
Beautiful decay
By GREG COOK  |  April 08, 2011