Fine Arts

Redemption: National show at Skye Gallery explores the moral economy
November 13, 2019 No Commentby

Redemption: National show at Skye Gallery explores the moral economy

Redemption is a collection of works from 19 different artists across 12 states, each providing a window that opens onto ...

MeconoMorph Seed Grows in Providence
November 6, 2019 No Commentby

MeconoMorph Seed Grows in Providence

It  perches, raptor-like, atop a kiosk lined with brochures and guides. This MeconoMorph “Seed” landed in the Providence Conventions Center ...

Talent Spotting
October 30, 2019 No Commentby

Talent Spotting

At a RISD art sale some 30 years ago, there was one student selling t-shirts who stood out from the ...

Slice of Wall with Your Slice of Pizza?
October 30, 2019 No Commentby

Slice of Wall with Your Slice of Pizza?

In 1988, RISD student Al Read bonded with a fellow skateboard fan and new student who went on to make ...

Obey Art: Fairey brings new giant face to PVD
October 30, 2019 No Commentby

Obey Art: Fairey brings new giant face to PVD

Note: Read our additional coverage on Shepard Fairey and his visit to PVD here: Talent Spotting: The artist’s first sale ...

Lifetime Achievement: 90-year-old artist Mihail Simeonov's work to be exhibited in Pawtucket
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

Lifetime Achievement: 90-year-old artist Mihail Simeonov’s work to be exhibited in Pawtucket

Pawtucket’s Arts and Culture Commission hosts a major exhibit of the work of 90-year-old internationally acclaimed artist Mihail Simeonov, running ...

The Air Is There: Interactive art installation at the children's museum lets imaginations soar
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Air Is There: Interactive art installation at the children’s museum lets imaginations soar

One night this summer, I emerged from the darkness of some club I can’t recall and saw something unusual on ...

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 ...