Sculpture

‘Shaping The Idea’ At Chazan Gallery

At once familiar and unreal, ‘Shaping the Idea,’ — a solo exhibition featuring the work of Richard Whitten — runs now through February 7 at the Chazan Gallery. The realism of the painting, and Whitten’s effective use of trompe l’oeil, can trick the viewer into moments of recognition, but these faux framed boxes and fanciful […]

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‘One Gun Gone’ At Trade Pop Up

A gun violence prevention public art show featuring these molded crayon sculptures opens Thursday at Trade Pop Up Gallery on Governor Street. (Facebook event page.) One Gun Gone is a multidisciplinary gun violence prevention public art project in which students from underserved neighborhoods in Providence participate in a professional art making and marketing exercise that

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Oscar Shorts Coming To Cable Car

Well here’s a guy who puts the ‘mental’ in ‘monumental.’ What is going on in the landscape of the American southwest that is spawning these utterly mad and wondrous projects? First we learned of James Turrell re-purposing the Roden Crater in Arizona with his still unfinished complex of tunnels, viewing rooms, and luminous, numinous oculi

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Red Sox Home Opener — RISD Connection

(4.8) Visitors to the recent RISD Faculty Biennial were greeted with an eclectic hodgepodge of work very unlike the typically curated exhibition. Exquisite Japanese joinery rubbed elbows with Skull-Bot. And there in the middle of one room was this weirdass pile of powdery, rubber hand molds. It looked pretty cool actually. And what better way

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Best Use of Post-Consumer Plastic Bags Ever

I’m so confused. I have been gassing on and on about disposable plastic bags for years now — and this large window installation is clearly making a statement on that topic — but it’s just so damn cool looking. Don’t make me love plastic bags! Mariner’s Compass by RISD student Lindsay Carone (MFA Sculpture 2013)

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Double Legacy At Cade Tompkins — RISD Faculty and Alums

Contemplate artists in pairs at “Double Legacy: RISD Masters · RISD Alumni” now through February 23rd at Cade Tompkins Projects. Cade Tompkins Projects is pleased to exhibit an extraordinary body of work created by RISD Faculty and Alumni whose symbiotic relationships have informed their respective careers. The exhibit debuts a curated selection of work at

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Jamey Morrill At Yellow Peril— “Larvae”

Yellow Peril Gallery is pleased to present “Larvae” a sculpture installation by Jamey Morrill, consisting of mundane, seemingly benign materials that collectively become imposing and uncanny. “In our culture, mass production of products appears similar to the reproductive strategy of insects – where risk and cost are spread thin as gossamer over many to assure

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Public Art At Medical School

An invitation from the Public Art Committee at Brown University, Join the committee for an artist’s lecture and reception celebrating ‘Intertwine’ by Larry Kirkland at the Warren Alpert Medical School on Richmond Street (detail after the jump). The work is a 26′ long mural of engraved granite, 24-carat gold leaf and cast bronze, and two

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Gallery Night Providence — September 15

Join our art tours or visit Providence galleries on your own: AS220’s gallery director Neal Walsh and artist Meredith Younger lead the last bicycle tour of the season (5:30 pm from the Regency). Clay artist Deb DeMarco leads a tour of contemporary galleries at 7. Dr. Rebecca Leuchak takes you on tour of Arts In

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For The Typography Nut In Your Life

“I’ve destroyed relationships over the use of Arial.” So states artist Arley-Rose Torsone who fabricated these swell tin letterforms. (Perfectly understandable — I mean really, how would you raise the children?) Downtown arts and crafts gift emporium, Craftland, has evolved into an exciting little gallery, selecting those artists who have truly elevated crafting and fabrication

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