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New works at the PAC, 60 Orange Street, Bannister Gallery

"Outside the Lines: New Classics from Top Drawer Art Center" at the Providence Art Club (11 Thomas Street, through September 30) features 20 artists from Top Drawer's art programs in Warren for adults with developmental disabilities.
Around the town
By GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2011
"Architecture and Art" exhibit at the Providence Art Club

"Architecture and Art" exhibit at the Providence Art Club


From homes to high rises, William Milo Barnum fills his canvases with a variety of structures. His depiction of the Rhode Island State House's famed...
By webteam  |  January 18, 2011
William T. Hall at the Providence Art Club

William T. Hall at the Providence Art Club


For 40 years, William T. Hall has been taken with all of us and the labor we engage in. His paintings and sketches document what...
By webteam  |  October 12, 2010
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Fall Art Preview: Old meets new this season

Art in Rhode Island this fall is a parade of founding mothers and fathers. AS220 co-founder Umberto Crenca fills his institution with his latest "ugly" work.
O pioneers
By GREG COOK  |  September 17, 2010
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Delightful details

Mary Jane Begin’s exhibit “Back to the Future: From The Wind In the Willows to Willow Buds” at the Providence Art Club’s Dodge House Gallery showcases her child’s fantasy wonderland realism.
Mary Jane Begin’s wonderland realism at Providence Art Club
By GREG COOK  |  May 14, 2010

When traders equal traitors

It is about time someone pointed out that the vile crooks of Wall Street aren’t just greedy, thieving bastards. They are, in fact, traitors to this country and its citizens.
Turncoats on Wall Street. Plus, ecori, celebrating Susan, and Rock ’n’ Roll
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 30, 2010


"Keeping Up With the Joans" at the Providence Art Club

"Keeping Up With the Joans" at the Providence Art Club


A child on the shore, a parade of bicycles, a boat at mooring - Joan Thompson Boghossian can even make a Cumberland Farms look appealing....
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010
Lenny Rumpler Photography at the Providence Art Club

Lenny Rumpler Photography at the Providence Art Club


Sousaphones dominating a Vatican parade, freshly painted fish boats awaiting their passengers on a Gibraltar beach, and a fleet of chaise lounges captured so symmetrically...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010
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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
By GREG COOK  |  December 25, 2009
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Gang of six

Around town lately, you may have noted the screenprint that Andrew Moon Bain designed for the four-person exhibit “4 Thieves” at Firehouse 13.
‘4 Thieves’ at Firehouse 13; Mays and Sgouros at the PAC
By GREG COOK  |  September 25, 2009
Cynthia Triedman & John Wheatley

Cynthia Triedman & John Wheatley


From South County to Tuscany, Cynthia Triedman's pastels capture the places she has traveled and the people she has encountered. Ditto for John Wheatley's oils;...
By webteam  |  July 08, 2009


Joan McConaghy and Margo Takian: Journey Along the Land and Sea

Joan McConaghy and Margo Takian: Journey Along the Land and Sea


ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA A pair of painters, new to the Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas Street, are being placed together...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2009
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Old school

Back in 1928, a Providence Journal headline dubbed painter Hezekiah Anthony Dyer a "militant anti-Modernist." Modern art was just about showing off, he said.
Dyer's thing was watercolors and gouaches of romantic fairy tale country cottages, snowy mountain lakes, and ruins of old stone arches and doorways.
By GREG COOK  |  February 10, 2009

Past and present

One of the landmark tales of Rhode Island art is the story of how Edward Bannister won the oil painting prize at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.
'Our Founders' at the Pac, and 'New Mastery' at RIC
By GREG COOK  |  January 01, 1900