David Barnes Exhibit At 5 Traverse

All the news that’s fit to paint Tsunamis kill people in Bali. Car bombs kill people in Iraq. The Internet is killing newspapers. The major news networks report on these killings with state of the art sensationalism and hi-tech dehumanization. Rhode Island artist David Barnes paints this process and the result is benignly seductive. Starting …

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Come view new works by Hilary Merzbacher, recent graduate of the RISD Illustration Department and the latest to be LAUNCHed. (You can meet Hilary at a reception on Friday August 28th.) LAUNCH at the Gail Cahalan Gallery has been designed exclusively to bridge RISD senior students and recent graduates with the local community as an …

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Freakin’ Sweet

Family Guy has just been nominated for an Emmy in the ‘Best Comedy’ category — the first animated series to be in this category since The Flintstones. (We’re just hopping right over The Simpsons I guess.) Congratulations to creator and RISD grad Seth MacFarlane who has really put Quahog on the map. (If I knew …

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Last Chance

Today is the final day of RISD’s Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition featuring work from 14 art and design disciplines including ceramics, industrial design, glass and photography. (Reviewed by Bill Van Siclen in the ProJo) Artist Elizabeth Skadden sends out this invitation, … my final thesis work was a reconstruction of the [AS220 Mercantile] building … …

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