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Review: ''Tradition, Trauma, Transformation'' at Bell Gallery
One of the medieval legends of India is the tale of the star-crossed lovers Sohni, the daughter of a potter, and Mahiwal, a traveling trader.
Images of India
| April 15, 2011
2009: Worth another look
The lousy economy hit home this year as Stairwell Gallery in Providence and Yes Gallery in Warren closed their doors.
The gallery highlights of 2009
| December 25, 2009
Dark and light sides of pleasure
"I want to create a place where people can take a little vacation from reality," Brooklyn artist Kirsten Hassenfeld has said. "I'm interested in going to a place where there is no want, only endless plenty." In "Recent Sculpture," her exhibit at Brown Un
Kirsten Hassenfeld's place of "endless plenty" at Bell Gallery
| September 04, 2009
Inside looking out
Visiting Elizabeth King's "The Sizes of Things In the Mind's Eye" at Brown University's Bell Gallery (64 College Street, Providence, through December 21) is a bit like visiting Dr. Frankenstein's lab — all glass eyes, artificial limbs, and automatons.
Elizabeth King shares her mind's eye
| December 03, 2008
“Views and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons” is one of the best exhibits you’ll see in New England this year.
Brown offers a mirror-view of the 20th century
| September 17, 2008
“Self and Others,” the new group show at Brown University’s Bell Gallery, reminds me of a definition I recently read: growing up is learning how to pretend to be normal.
Photographic self-examination at the Bell Gallery
| June 10, 2008
Sculpting with paper
One of the preeminent issues of art — and, well, everything these days — is the how technology is changing our lives, making everywhere we go begin to feel like a synthetic, artificially-flavored SimCity.
Imi Hwangbo and Jae Ko at Bell Gallery
| February 12, 2008
The kids aren’t all right
Children inhabit strange synthetic worlds in the exhibition “KIDS” at Brown University’s Bell Gallery.
Unsettling photographs at the Bell Gallery
| November 13, 2007
The project in which Michael Townsend and seven collaborators created a secret apartment at Providence Place began as an adventure in which four friends tried to live in the mall for a week.
The hidden quality of the Providence art scene is a big part of what sets it apart
| October 10, 2007
Bruce Chao is traversing a 100-foot-long path of ludicrously narrow wooden girders that he’s lashed into tree branches 50 above a forest floor.
Artists get earthy at Brown
| June 12, 2007
Every generation is a Me Generation, it’s just that some are less bashful — or more boastful — about the opportunity.
‘30 Under 30’ at Hera Gallery
| August 17, 2006
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