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Pat Steir

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Review: 'Crossing Currents: Feminism Now' at URI

One of the cool developments of the past decade has been the reassessment and historical embrace of the founding feminist art of the 1960s and '70s.
Showcase sans statements
By GREG COOK  |  March 11, 2011
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10 exhibits that are worth another look

Here's our rundown of the best art of '10.
Excellent expressions
By GREG COOK  |  December 24, 2010
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Open to interpretation

For decades, abstraction dominated avant-garde discourse, as painters worked to break art down to its basic elements, stripping away more and more of what seemed necessary to a painting, and then stripping away even more.
‘Abstraction in Providence’ at RIC’s Bannister Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  April 02, 2010
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Ravishing beauty

The wreckage at the end of Modernist art's main thrust is the starting point for "Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line," a four-decade retrospective of the New Yorker's drawings at the RISD Museum.
‘Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line’ at the RISD Museum
By GREG COOK  |  March 19, 2010