Bell Gallery

‘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. Conceived as part of the Bell Gallery’s current exhibition, ‘Going …

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Student Exhibition At Bell Gallery

Now through February 2nd, the David Winton Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of forty four outstanding student artists in the 34th Annual Brown University Student Exhibition. Organized by students Anna Muselmann and Todd Stong, the juried exhibition is open to all Brown University students, regardless of major, and encourages …

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Student Exhibition At Bell Gallery

The Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of thirty-two talented student artists in Brown’s 33rd annual Student Exhibition. Organized by students Fahmina Ahmed, Nati Hyojin Kim, and Hannah Winkler, the juried exhibition is open to all Brown students. Artists submit works in a variety of media, allowing a new generation …

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Artist Reception At Bell Gallery

(9.19) The public is invited to a reception marking the opening of ‘Don’t Get Out Much.’ Meet Theresa Ganz, the collage artist behind the latest exhibit/installation at the Bell Gallery. You know something is “up” as soon as you approach the entrance. Seen here is Mural — pigment printed vellum on windows. The effect is …

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New Installation At Bell Gallery

The David Winton Bell Gallery will hold a reception to mark the opening of My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚! a new installation by Jin Shan 靳山 curated by Ian Alden Russell. A leading voice in an emerging generation of socially engaged contemporary artists in China, Shanghai-based Jin Shan is an agent provacateur. Preferring wit and satire …

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New Exhibit At Bell Gallery — Reception Friday

A reception Friday marks the opening of the new exhibit “rolemodelplaytime,” curated by Ian Alden Russell, at the Bell Gallery. Life is a play with many roles. Whether from teddy bears, toys, or fashion icons, parents, siblings, or complete strangers, we seek out models for how to be human. This exhibition features recent work by …

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Let’s Go Out To The Lobby

The Bell Gallery and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University present Optical Noise: American & British Prints/Films from the 1960s-1970s through Tuesday, February 21st. The works featured in Optical Noise are drawn almost entirely from the Bell Gallery collection. The collection is particularly strong in works on paper, including …

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Zimoun Performance At Bell Gallery On Saturday

The Bell Gallery will host a special performance Saturday by artist Zimoun in the List Art Center. The performance will be followed by a reception, and all are welcome to attend. Zimoun creates what he calls sound architectures, sculptures and installations, often using little cotton balls, dc-motors, and cardboard boxes (as in this earlier piece …

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Brown Faculty Triennial Opening Night Friday

Friday is opening night of the Faculty Triennial 2010 at the David Winton Bell Gallery, . . .featuring the work of 24 faculty artists from five departments, the largest faculty exhibition ever at Brown. The exhibition represents artists from the departments of Visual Art, Modern Culture and Media, and Theater Arts and Performance Studies, as …

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Preserved In Amber And Words

Approximately 99% of all the species that have ever existed are now extinct, and man had nothing to do with most of that. But the passenger pigeon? This one’s on us.  And we didn’t do it by slowly destroying their habitat — we actually blasted every last one of them out of the sky. Although …

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Sounds Like An Episode Of ‘Lost’

Looks like a map of Pawtucket.  KNOT, an installation by Lebanese artist Annabel Daou, opens tonight at the Bell Gallery starting with an artist’s talk and reception. According to Brown Media Relations; The project is a collaboration between the artist and the writer David Markus, in which 12 words chosen by Markus — aporia, sacrifice, …

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What Are You Lookin’ At?

Only a couple of weeks left for the Elizabeth King show at the Bell Gallery.  Talk about your mixed media — jeez, leave something for everyone else to do — sculptures of wood, brass and porcelain; disorienting chromogenic photographs that look backlit, but aren’t I don’t think; and paintings.  And eyeballs, lots and lots of …

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attention bolshie poster-artists

That’s probably a significant subset of our readership.  Actually everyone should get over to see the current show at the Bell Gallery, Brown University.  ‘Views and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons’ will be up through October 19th.  Both the graphics and the politics are fascinating. Lithographs, photomontage, ink and pastel, all with helpful signage. …

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Brown students draw, paint, knit, etc.

The 28th annual juried Student Exhibition, sponsored by the Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art runs to March 30th. There’s some very cool stuff here… I particularly liked the cast glass sculpture by Paul Wallace. Also, when you walk into the second ‘room’ look up. An installation by Jesse Cohn hovers above and …

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If Ritalin was sculpture…

… it might look something like this. ‘Cut Folded Dyed & Glued‘ and totally mental! The new show at the Bell Gallery, Brown University, features the abstract and insanely labor-intensive sculptures of Jae Ko and Imi Hwangbo. What is the deal with these Korean artists and detailing? (See: Do-Ho Suh‘s 2003 Bell Gallery show.) Are …

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