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Public Art On Prospect Street

An site-specific art installation is growing on Brown’s front green along Prospect Street. It looks like snow fencing from a distance — and it may well function as such, we’ll see — but artist Orly Genger (B.A. Brown, 2001) is in the process of stacking


Exhibition Opens At Brown Galleries

Opening reception at Bell and Cohen Galleries Friday for “She:Picturing women at the turn of the 21st century.” Spanning a period of twenty-four years—from 1989 to 2013—SHE presents a broad-ranging selection of contemporary representations of women. The exhibition, which is drawn from a private collection,

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RISD Alumni Art Sale Saturday

(10.11) The RISD Alumni Art Sale takes place this Saturday outdoors on Benefit Street. All artists participating in the sales are RISD alumni or current RISD students selling original work including prints, photographs, apparel, ceramics, glass, textiles, and this captivating ‘Cereal Light’ by Chris Haines

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In The Galleries At AS220 — Opening Reception

(10.4) Head downtown tonight for the opening reception of new exhibits in the AS220 galleries. AS220 Project Space (93 Mathewson Street) ‘truth of the matter’ — new work by Lisa Perez The Reading Room (93 Mathewson Street) ‘Please Simplify’ — new work by Margie Butler

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Tinnitus As Art

Whether by accident or design, artist Zahourie Abdalian has replicated exactly the sound in my head. ‘In Unison’ — a sonic installation of loudspeakers, sine tones, glass vessels, and water — is not without a certain compelling creepiness, like that room at the end of

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‘Surface Tension’ At MWM

(9.19) An opening reception will be held tonight at Machines With Magnets for new works by Thomas Engleman. “Surface Tension” runs through October 19th with, . . . printmaking, drawing and artist books that are thematically interconnected through mysterious atmospheres with peculiar narratives. The work

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Design The Night — ‘What Nerve’ Opens At RISD

Admission is free during the evening event series ‘Design the Night’ at RISD Museum. This week you can check out What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present, and the Providence-issue launch of the publication Outpost Journal. Bill Van Siclen writes for


New Exhibitions At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club will open three new exhibitions with a reception on Sunday, September 7th, from 2pm to 4pm. The shows will include work by more than 20 artists and runs through September 26th. The shows will include the work of more than 20

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Poster Show At MWM

(9.6) The National Poster Retrospecticus, a traveling show of more than 300 hand-printed posters from over 100 poster artists, will end its 2014 tour this Saturday at Machines With Magnets. Seen here: Ian Cozzens printed on French Paper. Artists include: Alison Nitkiewicz, Aled Thibodeau, Mimi


‘Safe Space’ Opens At AS220 Project Space

AS220 ‘In the Galleries’ for September includes ‘Safe Space: A Collaborative Drawing Project’ by Delia Kovac and Marissa Paternoster in the AS220 Project Space. And, yes, this is the same Marissa Paternoster who fronts the New Jersey power trio Screaming Females who blew the doors


‘Design The Night’ Celebration At RISD

(8.21) RISD Museum holds its Thursday ‘Design the Night’ celebration this week which means you can check out the new ‘Circus’ exhibition for free. The spectacle of the American and European circus takes center stage this summer in Circus—a glimpse into the visual world of

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First Ever RI Independent Press Expo

(8.3) The Rhode Island Independent Press Expo — a festival celebrating comics, books, and zines — takes place over three days in two locations: Friday evening at Ada Books, and Saturday and Sunday at the Providence Public Library downtown. Friday — Live Comics Reading (more

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‘Design The Night’ At RISD Museum

(6.19) Check out the newly reopened and updated 6th floor galleries featuring Egyptian artifacts, Asian prints and ceramics — the Buddha’s back! — and the all new Costume and Textile Gallery, tonight at RISD Museum’s ‘Design the Night.’ Bill van Siclen reviewed the new galleries

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‘Cosmic Top Secret’ Peter Glantz Performance

(6.15) More at the Bell Gallery as part of the ‘Going Nowhere’ exhibition — follow artist Peter Glantz as he leads an experimental tour of the show. Please join us on Saturday June 14th and Sunday 15th for performances of Peter Glantz’s Cosmic Top Secret.

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‘Alumni Artists In Providence’ — Bell Gallery

A new exhibition “Going Nowhere: Alumni Artists in Providence” opens Friday with a reception at the Bell Gallery and runs through July 7th. The exhibition features six alumni artists who have chosen to live and work in Providence since graduating from Brown University. Notable for