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Opinion – Stop Criticizing Shepard Fairey’s “RI Angel of Hope and Strength”

At her daily press briefing on April 25, RI Gov. Gina Raimondo announced an arts initiative, inviting anyone in whatever medium to submit original family-friendly work on a new website RIarts.org created for that purpose. The governor said that she contacted internationally renowned artist Shepard Fairey and asked him to help by creating a work […]

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Artists to the Rescue!: Local designers make personal protective equipment

“My mom happens to be an epidemiologist, and she sent me an N95 mask back in January, so I had an idea this might get bad,” recalls Matt Muller, co-founder of the inflatable art and design collective Pneuhaus. Pneuhaus creates installations for events, so once their schedule began to be cleared due to COVID-19 cancellations, […]

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The Other Side of the Camera: A portrait of photographer Jonathan Beller

Jonathan Beller is a Rhode Island photographer specializing in stills, portraits and editorials. I recently worked with Jonathan and can testify to his professionalism and skill behind the camera. He has had the opportunity to photograph a handful of stars, including one of my favorites, Jason Isaacs, who starred in “Brotherhood,” a series filmed in […]

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COVID-19 Archive: RI Historical Society and Providence Public Library are collecting stories from the coronavirus

The coronavirus has brought with it feelings of loneliness. Social isolation, social distancing … every word after social translates to not seeing others and not leaving your home. We’re all feeling the effects of the quarantine and experiencing the tough transition into this new lifestyle.  Here’s where Becca Bender, archivist for the Rhode Island Historical […]

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