Fine Arts

Highlights of Yesterday's Pieces: A selected guide to the RISD Museum collection
June 26, 2019 No Commentby

Highlights of Yesterday’s Pieces: A selected guide to the RISD Museum collection

Mummy of Nesmin, 170-30 BCE: It rest among us! The mummy Nesmin is the heart and soul of the museum’s ...

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground

Beware the pretty; it is a spinning maelstrom, a black hole that will suck you in and leave you in ...

Reflections: URI's latest art exhibit celebrates Black History Month
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Reflections: URI’s latest art exhibit celebrates Black History Month

The current exhibit at the URI campus includes, “Civil Rights Are Human Rights: Icons of the Civil Rights Movement,” which ...

The Art of Susan Freda
February 6, 2019 No Commentby

The Art of Susan Freda

Photo of “Incaendium” by Jason Wessel Photo of “Mare Flores” and “Arura Glacialis” by Amber Cedroni Susan Freda Incaendium (Wildfire) ...

Providence Street Art Festival 2018
October 20, 2018 No Commentby

Providence Street Art Festival 2018

The Providence Street Art Festival was held at the downtown skating rink on Oct 20, 2018. Photos by Cristina Berrios ...

Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry and Newport’s Architectural Gems and “To Preserve and Restore”: Newport Restoration Foundation at 50
April 25, 2018 No Commentby

Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry and Newport’s Architectural Gems and “To Preserve and Restore”: Newport Restoration Foundation at 50

  What happens when you put jewelry and Newport history in parallel exhibitions? Amazing things. The Newport Restoration Foundation marks ...

Artist Profile: H. Lane Smith
September 27, 2017 No Commentby

Artist Profile: H. Lane Smith

I never met H. Lane Smith, (known as Lane), (1924-1999) but in viewing his work at Studio 53 in Boothbay ...

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90

The City of Pawtucket pulled out all the stops to honor Morris Nathanson on September 8, the day before his ...

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History

The Stages of Freedom Museum had its grand opening on July 20, and I was so proud to be a ...

Locale Profile: Café Pearl at the RISD Museum
August 9, 2017 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Café Pearl at the RISD Museum

There’s a new ‘gem’ in town and it’s much too precious not to talk about. Being a museum enthusiast, I ...